Auction House

Auction: Old Master Paintings

12. April 2016, 3:00 pm

Object overview
Object

0006

„Portrait of Hans Durr“
1521
oil on panel
49 × 34 cm
inscription on the upper edge in Renaissance majuscules: IN DIESER GESTALT WART HANNS DVRR. 26 IAR ALT 1521
signed with monogram (below the inscription on the right): HB (in ligature)

Provenance

Collection Emperor Wilhelm II. (1859-1941);
as a present to the imperial diplomat and close friend Philipp Friedrich Alexander, Count of Eulenburg and Hertefeld, Count of Sandels (1847-1921), Palace Liebenberg, Brandenburg;
by descent to Friedrich-Wend, Count of Eulenburg and Hertefeld, Count of Sandels (1881-1963), Palace Liebenberg, Brandenburg;
1937 as a wedding gift to his daughter Ingeborg Marie of Schoenebeck, née. Countess of Eulenburg and Hertefeld, until 1990 in her possession;
Sale Sotheby’s New York, 11th January 1990, lot 20;
European private collection

Exhibition

Dürer-Cranach-Holbein. Die Entdeckung des Menschen: das Deutsche Porträt um 1500, 16.09.2011-15.01.2012, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna & Bayrische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Munich (exhibited in Munich)

Literature

Kurt Löcher, Zu den Nürnberger Anfängen des Malers Hans Brosamer, in: Mitteilungen des Vereins für Geschichte der Stadt Nürnberg, vol. 96, p. 21-27, Nuremberg 2009, ill. P. 23;
Nürnberger Zeitung, article of 30.12.2009 about vol. 96 of the Verein für Geschichte der Stadt Nürnberg

Estimate: € 70.000 - 140.000
Result: € 60.000
Auction is closed.