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Thomas Ender

1793 – Vienna – 1875

View of Florence. Circa 1819

Pencil on wove paper (watermark: crown over lily in double circle). 27,2 × 39,7 cm. (10 ¾ × 15 ⅝ in.) Lower left inscribed: Florenz. Lower right: 2. On the reverse lower left the collector's mark Lugt 2182; there too inscribed by a collector in pen in violet: No. 283 Thom: Ender. Florenz. Studie. Pale time staining and minimal foxing.  [3035] Framed 

ProvenanceJosef Alois Ruf, Vienna (died 1886, in the estate until 1887) / Private Collection, Northern Germany

EUR 1.200 – 1.500
USD 1,330 – 1,670

Sold for:
1,500 EUR (incl. premium)

Ansicht von Florenz

Auction 340Wednesday, 1 June 2022
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We would like to thank Peter Fuhring, Fondation Custodia, Paris, and Julia Eßl, Albertina, Vienna, for kindly providing additional information regarding provenance..

ExhibitionDie Stadt. Bild, Gestalt, Vision. Europäische Stadtbilder im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert. Bremen, Kunsthalle, 1973/74, cat. no. 22 („Blick auf Florenz, von den Cascinen aus“)

Literature and IllustrationAuction catalogue: Auktions-Katalog aus dem Nachlass des Kunstfreundes Josef Alois Ruf. Vienna, Mathias Löscher, im Grabenhof-Saal, 1887, cat. no. 60 or 61 (each titled „Ansicht von Florenz. Bleistudie“ i.e. View of Florence, pencil study)

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