New Catalogue Entry – Hermann Winterhalter

February 20, 2015 § 2 Comments

Hermann Winterhalter

I am thrilled to add a new catalogue entry – Jeune Femme des Monts Sabins, by Hermann Winterhalter (oil on canvas, 98 x 76 cm).

Thrilled – because so little is known about Hermann Winterhalter, that every new work, which emerges from a private collection, is akin to a major revelation, and becomes an important addition to our collective knowledge about this supremely gifted and technically adroit painter.

The painting is signed [H] Winterhalter lower left and the handwriting clearly matches Hermann Winterhalter’s signatures in his other authenticated works. It appears to have been painted around the late 1830s to early 1840s, when Hermann joined his brother in Paris and began producing a number of Italian studies influenced by, and reminiscent of, Franz Xaver’s works. A number of these paintings were exhibited at the Salon, where they attracted a positive critical response.

The painting is included in the forthcoming auction, Mobilier, objets d’art, peinture, argenterie, Maître Guillaumont, 1725 route de Riottier, Villefranche-sur-Saône, and will be offered for sale on 28 February 2015, lot 12, estimates €4,000-6,000. [Please see http://www.interencheres.com/ or http://www.auction.fr/ for further information about this sale].

I would like to thank Maître Guillaumont for acknowledging my assistance in the cataloguing of this work.

The painting has been entered into Hermann Winterhalter’s Catalogue Raisonné under the provisional no. 101k.

© Eugene Barilo von Reisberg, 2015.

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§ 2 Responses to New Catalogue Entry – Hermann Winterhalter

  • Charles James Edward Winterhalter 3rd says:

    I am looking for paintings for sell by Herman Winterhalter . Thank you .
    Charles James Edward Winterhalter 3rd .

    • artsdiary365 says:

      Thank you for getting in touch with me. Please continue checking (or simply subscribe to) my blog, as I frequently profile some of the works by Hermann Winterhalter (and Franz Xaver Winterhalter) which are coming up for sale at various auction houses. As this blog is a labour of love and not a commercial exercise, my information is by no means exhaustive. So you might wish to research and subscribe to various auction websites, and register your interest in buying a work by Winterhalter with them.

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