Auction House

Auction: Old Master Paintings

28. November 2023, 4:00 pm

Object overview


Martin Johann Schmidt, called Kremser Schmidt

(Grafenwörth 1718 - 1801 Stein)

„Arcas kills his mother Kallisto, transformed into a bear“
c. 1780
charcoal and chalk on grey-brown paper; framed
26.5 x 19.5 cm
Inscribed on the bottom edge by the hand of the artist: „Arcade in atto di ucidere Calisto sua Madre trasformata in Orsa.”


Benedictine Abbey Lambach (sheet 22 of Father Koloman Felner):
since the 1920s private collection, Vienna


Karl Garzarolli-Thurnlackh, Das graphische Werk Martin Johann Schmidt's. "Kremser Schmidt". 1718-1801, Zürich/Vienna/Leipzig 1925, p. 45, no. 222;
Rupert Feuchtmüller, Der Kremser Schmidt. 1718-1801, Innsbruck/Vienna 1989, p. 492, no. 739/7 (b/w-ill.)

Estimate: € 2.500 - 5.000
Auction is closed.