Lot No. 218 -


Januarius Zick


Januarius Zick - Collection Reinhold Hofstätter

(Munich 1730–1797 Ehrenbreitstein/ Rhine)
Mercury in the Workshop of a Statuary,
oil on canvas, 44.3 x 55.4 cm, framed

Provenance:
Sale Christie’s, Amsterdam, 3 November 2004, lot 50 (there stated: indistinctly signed and dated 175.)
According to one of Aesop’s fables, Mercury visited the workshop of a sculptor to ask him what the people thought of him, the God of Commerce, who brought them profit. He therefore inquired about the price of a statue of Jupiter, Hera and Mercury, assuming that his statue was the most expensive, but the sculptor replied that he would get it for nothing if he bought the other two...

Specialist: Dr. Alexander Strasoldo Dr. Alexander Strasoldo
+43-1-515 60-556

alexander.strasoldo@dorotheum.at

10.05.2017 - 17:00

Realized price: **
EUR 21,848.-
Estimate:
EUR 12,000.- to EUR 15,000.-

Januarius Zick


(Munich 1730–1797 Ehrenbreitstein/ Rhine)
Mercury in the Workshop of a Statuary,
oil on canvas, 44.3 x 55.4 cm, framed

Provenance:
Sale Christie’s, Amsterdam, 3 November 2004, lot 50 (there stated: indistinctly signed and dated 175.)
According to one of Aesop’s fables, Mercury visited the workshop of a sculptor to ask him what the people thought of him, the God of Commerce, who brought them profit. He therefore inquired about the price of a statue of Jupiter, Hera and Mercury, assuming that his statue was the most expensive, but the sculptor replied that he would get it for nothing if he bought the other two...

Specialist: Dr. Alexander Strasoldo Dr. Alexander Strasoldo
+43-1-515 60-556

alexander.strasoldo@dorotheum.at


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Auction: Collection Reinhold Hofstätter - Furniture and decorative Art
Auction type: Saleroom auction
Date: 10.05.2017 - 17:00
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 05.05. - 10.05.2017


** Purchase price incl. buyer's premium and VAT(Country of delivery: Austria)

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