Lot 3479 - A198 Old Master Drawings - Friday, 01. October 2021, 11.00 AM

ADOLPH MENZEL

(Breslau 1815 - 1905 Berlin)
Female figure in traditional costume leaning forward, from the front (Maria Cocozza). Circa 1881/82.
Carpenter's pencil on paper.
Monogrammed lower right: A.M.
20.7 x 13.3 cm.

Provenance:
- Swiss private collection.

Literature:
- 'Exposition des Ouevres de Adolphe Menzel', Pavillon de la Ville de Paris (Jardin des Tuileries), 26 April- 15 Juni 1885). Catalogue with text by Francois-Guillaume Dumas, Librairie d'Art I. Baschet Galeries des Artistes Modernes, Paris 1885, p. 33.
- Luciano Pelzzari. Menzel in Verona, Die Italienreisen des großen deutschen Malers des 19. Jahrhunderts; exhibition catalogue Ingelheim 2008, p. 217 (no. 264) with full-page illustration after a rough photocopy and with the notation "Verbleib unbekannt" (whereabouts unknown).

Wir danken Dr. Claude Keisch, Berlin für seine Hilfe bei der Zuordnung der Zeichnung. - - Die Zeichnung ist für die 2023 in Verona stattfindende Ausstellung "Menzel in Verona" als Leihgabe angefragt.

We are grateful to Dr. Claude Keisch, Berlin, for his help in the assignment of the drawing. - - The drawing has been requested as a loan for the exhibition "Menzel in Verona”, scheduled to take place in Verona in 2023.

CHF 9 000 / 12 000

€ 8 410 / 11 210