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Johan Anton Bech: Portrait of master tailor Johan Jacob Schlegel (1755–1840). Signed and dated J. A. Bech 1822. Oil on canvas. Oval. 50×39 cm.

Description

Portrait of master tailor Johan Jacob Schlegel (1755–1840). Signed and dated J. A. Bech 1822. Inscribed by the artist in Danish “in the age of 68 years.” Oil on canvas. Oval. 50×39 cm.

Johan Anton Bech was a pupil of C. W. Eckersberg, but works from his hand are relatively rare. However, this portrait is mentioned in the Danish Weilbach Artist Encyclopedia.

Condition

Minimal peelings and minor crackles.

Auction

Paintings, 29 February 2012

Category

Paintings

Artist

Johan Anton Bech (b. Copenhagen 1797, d. s.p. 1825)

Estimate

4,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

2,000 kr.

Bid history

When Bidder Bid
2,000 kr.