Lot 199. Alt, Franz. In front of the Louvre in Paris

Starting price:€ 8 000
Auction date:04.07.2018   16:00
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ID 94040
Lot 199Alt, Franz. In front of the Louvre in Paris
Signed lower left and 1877. Watercolor on paper. 20.5 x 31.5 cm. Framework min. dam. In keeping with the family tradition, Franz devoted himself to Old, son of Jakob Alt (1789 Frankfurt am Main - 1872 Vienna) and brother of Rudolf von Alt (1812 Vienna 1905 ibid) after a short trip to the portrait subject of the architecture and Vedute painting. By his first patron count Casimir Esterházy of. he came in aristocratic circles and received from this site again and again orders and travel invitations. His extensive work is estimated to be about 2000 sheets, and shows in addition to the Austrian home, inter alia, views from Russia, Italy, England, or - as in this case - France. To be found already during the lifetime of the artist, his Work illustrious buyer, so also the Queen of England bought some of his watercolors. In keeping with the family tradition, Franz devoted himself to Old, son of Jakob Alt (1789 Frankfurt am Main - 1872 Vienna) and brother of Rudolf von Alt (1812 Vienna 1905 ibid) after a short trip to the portrait subject of the architecture and Vedute painting. By his first patron count Casimir Esterházy of. he came in aristocratic circles and received from this site again and again orders and travel invitations. His extensive work is estimated to be about 2000 sheets, and shows in addition to the Austrian home, inter alia, views from Russia, Italy, England, or - as in this case - France. To be found already during the lifetime of the artist, his Work illustrious buyer, so also the Queen of England bought some of his watercolors. Literature: Koschatzky, Walter, Rudolf von Alt. 1812 - 1905. Salzburg 1975, P. 144-154.

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