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Laurits Tuxen (b. Copenhagen 1853, d. s.p. 1927)

“Nordlyset”. Northern lights. Draft study for a plafond for The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters. Unsigned. Charcoal and crayon on paper. Sheet size 26×41 cm.

Lise Svanholm, A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of Laurits Tuxen, no. 361.

Provenance: Tuxen gifted the draft study to architect Thorvald Jørgensen. Bruun Rasmussen auction 255, 1970 no. 276. Acquired by Peter Stephensen at Kunsthallen, april 1990.

Condition

A few minor surface scratches and creases. Examined in frame.

Auction

Paintings, furniture and varia, 20 September 2021

Category
Estimate

8,000–10,000 DKK

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Price realised

6,500 DKK  

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