This lot was part of Summer Auction on Tue, 23 June 2020, 3 PM CET.
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0217

Rudolf von Alt

Danube with Hausstein Castle

estimate € 15,000 - 25,000

Hammer price € 15,000
(without premium)

Rudolf von Alt

(Wien 1812-1905 Wien)
Danube with Hausstein Castle, 1843
watercolour on paper; 37 x 47 cm
signed and dated on the lower left: R. Alt (1)843
stamp of the Graphic Art Collection Albertina and inv.-no. 38363 on the reverse
Provenance
collection Julius Herz von Hertenried (according to Roessler, 1909);
C. J. Wawra, 312. auction, Vienna, 24th/25th November 1930, no. 252 (b/w-ill.);
collection Dr. Rudolf Steiner, Vienna;
late 1938 confiscated by the Gestapo in Vienna;
during the Second World War salvaged from the Salzbergwerk Altaussee (no. 8131/1);
1945 to 1952 Munich Central Collecting Point (registered 29.10.1945, Mü. no. 13311/1);
1952 - 1955 stored in the Salzburg Residenz Palace;
1955 given to the Albertina, Vienna (inv.-no. 38363, erroneously inscribed: "Grundlsee mit Burgruine");
1955 - 1991 Albertina, Vienna;
1991 restitution to the heirs of Rudolf Steiner;
Dorotheum Vienna, 29.4.1992, no. 602 ("Donaulandschaft");
since then private collection, Vienna
Literature
Ver Sacrum III, issue 21, Vienna 1900, p. 333, p. 320 (b/w-ill.);
Arthur Roessler, Rudolf von Alt, Vienna (undated;
1909), p. 41 (b/w-ill. "Donaustrudel bei Grein");
Graphic Art Collection Albertina, Vienna, exhibition catalogue Rudolf von Alt - Gedächtnisausstellung im 50. Todesjahr, Vienna 1955, p. 28 no. 85;
Walter Koschatzky, Rudolf von Alt. Mit einer Sammlung von Werken der Malerfamilie Alt der Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG, Vienna/Cologne/Weimar 2001², p. 370, no. 43/10 ("Donaustrudel bei Grein")