Carl Friedrich Lessing - Studies for the work "Eichenwald mit einem an einem Brunnen rastenden Ritter"

Carl Friedrich Lessing - Studies for the work "Eichenwald mit einem an einem Brunnen rastenden Ritter" - image-1
Carl Friedrich Lessing - Studies for the work "Eichenwald mit einem an einem Brunnen rastenden Ritter" - image-1

Carl Friedrich Lessing

Studies for the work "Eichenwald mit einem an einem Brunnen rastenden Ritter"

Oil on card. 61 x 50.5 cm.

The present work is a study for Lessing's painting "Eichenwald mit einem an einem Brunnen rastenden Ritter" (A Knight Resting Before a Well in an Oak Forest“. The piece depicts two trees before a clearing to the left of the knight and his horse. The original (oil on canvas, 65 x 91 cm) from 1839 was once part of the collection of the Städel Museum in Frankfurt, but has been lost since 1945.

Provenance

Private collection, Rhineland Palatinate.

Lot 1520 Dα

Estimate:
3.000 € - 4.000 €

Result:
13.020 €