Auction House

Auction: Old Master Paintings

12. April 2016, 3:00 pm

Object overview
Object

0114

Friedrich Heinrich Füger

(Heilbronn 1751 - 1818 Wien)

„Birth of Venus ("Venus Anadyomene")“
1815
oil on canvas
194 × 132 cm
signed and dated lower left: HF Füger / pinx. 1815 (HF in ligature)

Provenance

1818 estate Heinrich Friedrich Füger (record of the sales exhibition with part of the estate, no. 3);
Sale Dorotheum, 14th-19th December 1916, lot 260;
art dealer Giese & Schweiger, Vienna;
private collection, Vienna

Exhibition

1822 Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Vienna

Literature

Joseph von Hormayr, Archiv für Geographie, Historie, Staats- und Kriegskunst, Vienna 1821, p. 207, no. 52;
Carl Bodenstein, 100 Jahre Kunstgeschichte Wiens, Vienna 1888, p. 67;
Karl Wilczek, Heinrich Friedrich Füger. Seine Gemälde und Zeichnungen, thesis, Vienna 1925, p. 172, cat.no. 138;
Robert Keil, Heinrich Friedrich Füger 1751-1818, Vienna 2009, p. 387, cat.no. 571

€ 40.000