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Lot No. 531


Albert Küchler


(Copenhagen 1803–1886 Rome)
A Proud Boy, signed, dated A. Küchler. Rome 1838., oil on canvas, 73 x 63 cm, framed

Provenance:
Museumsbygningen Kunstauktioner Copenhagen, 2 March 1999, lot 57;
Bruun Rasmussen Copenhagen, 9 December 2003, lot 1238;
Christensen Family Collection, Copenhagen;
Private Collection, Italy.

The present lot is also visible in the background of a different painting by Albert Küchler, called “Colonel and Mrs. Paulsen”, 1838 that can be seen in the Thorvaldsen museum, Copenhagen. Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844) commissioned Küchler to paint a portrait of his daughter Elisa, his son-in-law Colonel Fritz Paulsen and his two grandchildren. Thorvaldsen’s bust stands on the cupboard. Küchler produced both works in Rome in 1838.

Albert Küchler is associated with the Danish Golden Age, studying under Christoffer Wilhem Ekersberg (1783-1853) at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. He mainly painted portrait and genre scenes and settled in Rome in 1830 becoming popular among the community of Danish artists.

Specialist: Gautier Gendebien Gautier Gendebien
+39-334-777 1603

Gautier.Gendebien@dorotheum.it

07.06.2021 - 16:00

Estimate:
EUR 7,000.- to EUR 10,000.-

Albert Küchler


(Copenhagen 1803–1886 Rome)
A Proud Boy, signed, dated A. Küchler. Rome 1838., oil on canvas, 73 x 63 cm, framed

Provenance:
Museumsbygningen Kunstauktioner Copenhagen, 2 March 1999, lot 57;
Bruun Rasmussen Copenhagen, 9 December 2003, lot 1238;
Christensen Family Collection, Copenhagen;
Private Collection, Italy.

The present lot is also visible in the background of a different painting by Albert Küchler, called “Colonel and Mrs. Paulsen”, 1838 that can be seen in the Thorvaldsen museum, Copenhagen. Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844) commissioned Küchler to paint a portrait of his daughter Elisa, his son-in-law Colonel Fritz Paulsen and his two grandchildren. Thorvaldsen’s bust stands on the cupboard. Küchler produced both works in Rome in 1838.

Albert Küchler is associated with the Danish Golden Age, studying under Christoffer Wilhem Ekersberg (1783-1853) at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. He mainly painted portrait and genre scenes and settled in Rome in 1830 becoming popular among the community of Danish artists.

Specialist: Gautier Gendebien Gautier Gendebien
+39-334-777 1603

Gautier.Gendebien@dorotheum.it


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Auction: 19th Century Paintings
Date: 07.06.2021 - 16:00
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 29.05. - 07.06.2021