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Kristian Zahrtmann: Adam and Eve. Signed with monogram and dated 1892. Oil on canvas. 66×55 cm.

Description

“Adam og Eva”. Adam and Eve. Adam stands in resting position with his right foot on a stone. He speaks to Eve who holds her left hand on her back and her right hand towards her mouth. Her hair in a thick braid down her neck. In the background a beach and the mountains. Signed with monogram and dated 1892. Oil on canvas. 66×55 cm.

H. Chr. Christensen, A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of Kristian Zahrtmann no. 406.

Danneskiold-Samsøe, A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of Kristian Zahrtmann no. 718.

Provenance: Kristian Zahrtmann, his auction at Charlottenborg 1896, no. 31, here sold for DKK 300. Draper (manufakturforhandler) L. P. Nielsen. Bill broker (vekselmægler) Edvard Rée, his auction 1918 no. 122 reproduced p. 27. Bruun Rasmussen auction 571, 1992 no. 571, reproduced p. 718.

Condition

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

Auction

Paintings, drawings & books, 17 September 2019

Category

Artist

Kristian Zahrtmann (b. Rønne 1843, d. Copenhagen 1917)

Estimate

40,000–60,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

40,000 kr.