Lot 2

A late gothic Franconian painting, circa 1490/1500

Works of Art, Asiatica, Antiquities | A90kua | Live auction | 876 Lots

Description

Oil on softwood. Unidentified scene from the Old Testament (?). A royal couple with princess receiving a letter with saddening news, standing beside them the messenger with his horse. In the right background a vast landscape. The sky above with ornamentally chased gold base (losses). Horizontal crack, inlaid at the lower edge. In gilt neo-gothic 19th century frame. Dimensions 39 x 62 cm, framed 50 x 74 cm.

Provenance: From the possession of an old South German noble family.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction starts on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1 - 879. The pre-sale view will take place from 15 - 20 Nov. 2021 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).