Lot 3076 - A194 Old Master & 19 c. Paintings - Friday, 25. September 2020, 02.00 PM

PHILIPP JAKOB LOUTHERBOURG the Younger

(Strassburg 1740–1812 Chiswick)
Pair of works: Soldiers resting before a rocky crag / Nocturnal scene with soldiers by a fire. Circa 1763.
Oil on canvas.
One signed centre bottom: Loutherbourg.
Each 43 × 60 cm.

Provenance:
- Probably collection of Christian von Mechel, circa 1778.
- Swiss private collection.

Literature:
Olivier Lefeuvre: Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg, 1740–1812, Paris 2012, Cat. No. 8 (Soldiers resting before a rocky crag).

Our thanks to Olivier Lefeuvre for confirming the authenticity of both works on the basis of a photograph.

Our thanks also to Alastair Laing for his assistance in cataloguing these works.

CHF 8 000 / 10 000

€ 7 480 / 9 350

Sold for CHF 49 100 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.