Auction House

Auction: 19th Century Paintings

24. April 2018, 5:00 pm

Object overview
Object

0843

Josef von Führich

(Kratzau 1800 - 1876 Wien)

„Christ handing the keys to Saint Peter“
1851
oil on canvas, unframed
95 x 79 cm
signed and dated on the lower right: Jos: Führich pinxit / A.D. 1851.

Provenance

probably painted for Dr. Johann Baptist Baltzer (1803-1871), professor of theology in Wroclaw (according to a letter, dated 3rd October 1850, acquired for 200 thaler);
Professor D. Baltzer, Andernach near the Rhine river;
Dorotheum Vienna, 18.09.1979, no. 48;
private property, Austria

Literature

cf. Heinrich von Wörndle, Josef Führich's Werke. Nebst dokumentarischen Beiträgen und Bibliographie, Vienna 1914 , p. 102, no. 554

€ 25.000