Karl Friedrich Schinkel - View of Syracuse with the Manor House of the English Consul G. F. Leckie in Tremiglia

Karl Friedrich Schinkel

View of Syracuse with the Manor House of the English Consul G. F. Leckie in Tremiglia

Pencil on grey blue laid paper. 11.6 x 22.9 cm.

Loose sketchbook page from Schinkel's first visit to Italy. Mentioned in his travel diary on 30.5.1804. This view of a manor house built on a rocky outcrop inspired Schinkel to draw two further idealised versions of the edifice.

Provenance

In the ownership of Schinkel's descendants. - Christie's London, 10.10.1995. - Van Ham, Cologne, 26.6. 1997. - South German private ownership.

Literature

Georg Friedrich Koch: Die Reisen nach Italien 1803-1805 und 1824. Überarbeitet und ergänzt von Helmut Börsch-Supan und Gottfried Riemann. Munich/Berlin, Deutscher Kunstverlag, 2006 (= Karl Friedrich Schinkel Lebenswerk, vol. XIX), cat. no. 287, (illus.) and p. 98 footnote 178.

Lot 1500 Dα

Estimate:
1.000 € - 1.400 €

Result:
1.364 €