895/​15

French school, c. 1800

Horatius on the bridge. Unsigned. Oil on canvas. 180×250 cm.

A well-known legend of early Rome described Horatius Cocles almost single-handedly defended a bridge against Etruscan aggressors.

Provenance: Presumably purchased in France in 1920s by Gunnar Sadolin no. 677 (his stencil on the reverse). Inherited by the present owner.

Condition

Condition report on request. Please contact: fine-art@bruun-rasmussen.dk

Auction

Paintings, 9 June 2020

Category
Estimate

80,000–100,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

650,000 kr.