Auction House

Auction: 19th Century Paintings

19. October 2016, 5:00 pm

Object overview


Friedrich von Amerling

(Wien 1803 - 1887 Wien)

„Luise Tauber, born von Hönigsberg“
oil on canvas
69 × 57 cm


collection of Margarethe von Schuch-Mankiewicz, Vienna (according to Probszt);
collection of Adolf Hitler (Linz-no. 2858 K 1372), acquired ca. 1943, as “Porträt der Frau von Hönigsberg mit schwarzem Spitzenschleier”;
transferred to the Munich Central Collecting Point by the Allies, 22nd of October 1945 (MCCP-no. 11241);
from there despatched to the Central Collecting Point Wiesbaden, 29th of June 1949;
from there despatched to Salzburg, 22nd of January 1952;
“Mauerbach-Bestand” of the Austrian State;
1991 delivered to the legitimate heirs;
Dorotheum Vienna, 13th of December 1991, lot 2 (Private property, Vienna);
private collection, Switzerland


Günther Probszt, Friedrich von Amerling. Der Altmeister der Wiener Porträtmalerei, Vienna 1927, p. 149, cat.-no. 1012

Estimate: € 12.000 - 24.000
Result: € 17.920 (incl. fees)
Auction is closed.