Auction House

Auction: Old Master Paintings

26. April 2017, 3:00 pm

Object overview


Martin Johann Schmidt, called Kremser Schmidt

(Grafenwörth 1718 - 1801 Stein)

„The death of Caesar“
oil on canvas
95 × 118 cm
signed and dated lower left: M. J. Schmidt 1788


Austrian or German private property;
according to Rupert Feuchtmüller, author of the catalogue raisonné, purchased in 1943 by the Landesmuseum Niederösterreich (federal Museum of Lower Austria) from a German art dealer;
after World War II - without giving reasons - no longer in the inventory of the Landesmuseum Niederösterreich;
purchased in the 1980's from the Viennese art dealer Galerie Martin Suppan;
since then private property, Lower Austria


Fritz Dworschak/Rupert Feuchtmüller/Karl Garzarolli-Thurnlackh/Josef Zykan, Der Maler Martin Johann Schmidt, genannt „Der Kremser Schmidt“ 1718–1801, Wien 1955, p. 297;
Rupert Feuchtmüller, Der Kremser Schmidt 1718–1801, Innsbruck/Wien 1989, p. 186, cat.-no. 791, p. 501, ill. 325.

Estimate: € 50.000 - 100.000
Auction is closed.