Auction House

Auction: 19th Century Paintings

28. November 2023, 5:00 pm

Object overview


Johann Moritz Rugendas

(Augsburg 1802 - 1858 Weilheim/Teck)

„Mixed lot 2 pieces: Pinhero - Araucaria brasiliano (Brazil pine)“
India ink, pencil on paper; unframed
36.6 x 27.7 cm; 36.5 x 24 cm
one sheet monogrammed on the lower right: MR.
inscribed and dated at the bottom: Pinhero. Araucaria brasiliano Serra Sao Joao d'El Rey. - 1825. -
one sheet with dedication on the lower left: Zwei Handzeichnungen / von M. Rugendas / Herrn Wilhelm Schirmer / zu(m) freundlichen / Andenken von / Alexander Humboldt / Febr. 1837


according to dedication until 1837 property of Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859), Berlin;
from February 1837 Wilhelm Schirmer, probably August Wilhelm Schirmer (1807-1863), Berlin;
Austrian private property for approx. 100 years

We are grateful to Dr. Pablo Diener for his scientific support (based on professional photographs). The two works will be included in the new edition of the catalogue, which is currently in preparation.

Estimate: € 15.000 - 30.000
Auction is closed.