Lovis Corinth - Hundestudie
Oil on canvas 42.6 x 53.7 cm Framed. Signed and dated 'Lovis Corinth. 1884' in black lower right. Barley legible stamp of a Munich artist's supply shop verso. - 3 small retouches in the right margin, the canvas rubbed at the edges of the stretcher.
The present study of the St. Bernard was created parallel to Corinth's painting "Das Komplott" (cf. Behrend-Corinth 17).
Artist's studio until 1913; Private possession, Rhineland; 589. Math. Lempert'zsche Kunstversteigerung 5 June 1982, Kunst des XX. Jahrhunderts, lot 131; Private collection, North Germany