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Constantin Hansen (b. Rome 1804, d. Frederiksberg 1880)

Two scenes with dancing Genii in one frame. Studies. Unsigned. Pencil and drawing ink on paper laid on paper. Sheet sizes each 10×17,5.

“Vølven”. Usigneret. Bly og pen på papir. Lysmål 16×11.

Interiør med en kvinde og krigere, der holder hvil. Skitse. Usigneret. Bly og pen på papir. Lysmål 14×14,5.

(3).

The dancing Genii are possibly preliminary studies for the parapet of one of the boxes at the old Royal Danish Theatre in Copenhagen. However, it is also possible that they were meant for Georg Hilker's decoration of The National Bank of Denmark.

Provenance: By descent in the artist's family.

Condition

One is mounted in passepartout. The paper has turned slightly brown. Some discolouration. The dancing genii with some tears, losses, and discolourations. Examined in frame.

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3,000–4,000 kr

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1,550 kr  

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923268 1,550 kr
998214 1,500 kr