Lot 3012 - A197 Swiss Art - Friday, 02. July 2021, 02.00 PM

ALBERT ANKER

(1831 Ins 1910)
Knitting girl by a window (Une tricoteuse à la fenêtre). 1885.
Oil on canvas.
Signed and indistinctly dated lower left: Anker 18(..).
66 × 51 cm.

Provenance:
- Mad. Borel Ministre, 1885.
- Dr. W. Raeber, Basel.
- Private collection, Deisswil, 1962.
- Galerie Kogal, Bern, 1983.
- Important Swiss private collection.

Exhibited:
- Zurich 1911, Albert Anker, Kunsthaus Zürich, 7.5.–5.6.1911, no. 46, as ‘Strickerin am Fenster’.
- Ins 1981, Albert Anker, der Maler und seine Welt. Sporthalle Ins, 19.9.–18.10.1981, no. 84.
- Pfäffikon 1991, Albert Anker, Seedamm Kulturzentrum Pfäffikon, 5.5.–11.8.1991, no. 57.
- Tokyo/Koriyama/Kyoto 2007–08, Albert Anker – Healing Paintings from Switzerland, The Bunkamura Museum of Art, 1.12.2007–20.1.2008; Koriyama City Museum of Art, 2.2.–23.3.2008; 8.4.–18.5.2008; 24.5.–22.6.2008, no. 84.

Source:
Albert Anker: Livre de Vente 23.9.1885: "de Mad. Borel Ministre pour une tricoteuse à la fenêtre, Lina Probst Füri 300".

Literature:
- Max Huggler and Kunstmuseum Bern: Albert Anker. Katalog der Gemälde und Ölstudien, Bern 1962, no. 223 (with ill.).
- Sandor Kuthy and Hans A. Lüthy: Albert Anker. Zwei Autoren über einen Maler, Zurich 1980, p. 106 (with ill.).
- Sandor Kuthy and Therese Bhattacharya-Stettler: Albert Anker. Werkkatalog der Gemälde und Ölstudien, Basel 1995, p. 173, no. 341 (with ill.).
- Exh. cat. Albert Anker – Healing Paintings from Switzerland, ed. Therese Bhattacharya-Stettler et al., Bunkamura 2007, p. 145, no. 84 (with ill.).

CHF 800 000 / 1 200 000

€ 747 660 / 1 121 500

Sold for CHF 1 408 300 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.