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Heinrich Buntzen (b. Kiel 1803, d. Frederiksværk 1892)

Raphael's studio in Rome's Borghese gardens. At the studio two gentlemen in conversation. Presumably the sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen and the artist himself. Unsigned. Oil on canvas. 27×36 cm.

Provenance: Bruun Rasmussen auction 418, 1980 no. 22.

The studio was incredibly popular with the painters in the 19th century. Besides Buntzen, the Danish painters C. W. Eckersberg, Martinus Rørbye and Jørgen Roed, to name a few, have also painted the iconic studio. It was also called Casa Cenci. The studio does not exist today.

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40,000–60,000 DKK

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75,000 DKK