2014/​8520 Julius Exner: The old woman reading to her bedridden husband. Fanø. Signed and dated Exner 1883. Drawing ink and wash. Visible size 14×17.5 cm.

Description

The old woman reading to her bedridden husband. Signed and dated Exner 1883. Drawing ink and wash. Visible size 14×17.5 cm.

On the reverse inscribed (in Danish): “The old woman reading to her bedridden husband. (Painting 1897 private ownership). Tuesday Februar 28th 1911 Bought on Exner auction. ”

Provenance: The artist Johan Friderich Bergsøe, (1841–1897) thence by descent.

Condition

Some foxing. Paperloss at left edge ca 1×0,5 cm. The paper has turned slightly brown. Examined in frame.

Auction

Category

Artist

Julius Exner (b. Copenhagen 1825, d. s.p. 1910)

Estimate

2,000 kr.

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Price realised

2,800 kr.

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