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Franz von Lenbach

Schrobenhausen 1836 – 1904 Munich

Otto Fürst von Bismarck. 1891

Oil on cardboard. 80,3 × 63 cm. (31 ⅝ × 24 ¾ in.) Signed and dated upper right: F. Lenbach. 1891. On the reverse the stamp in violet: KURPFÄLZISCHES MUSEUM DER STADT HEIDELBERG; above with a brush in black the Inv.-no.: B. W. 29. On the wooden back board a letter of the artist of 1896 with the confirmation of his authorship.  [3020] Framed 

ProvenanceAlbert Bürklin, Karlsruhe (1896 acquired, thence by descent to the present owner; of 1929 until 1949 on loan to Kurpfälzischen Museum, Heidelberg)

EUR 8.000 – 12.000
USD 8,890 – 13,300

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We would like to thank Dr. Julia Carrasco, Kurpfälzisches Museum Heidelberg, for kindly providing additional information regarding provenance..

Literature and IllustrationGerda Kircher: Rundschau. Die Bürklin-Wolf-Stiftung im Kurpfälzischen Museum in Heidelberg. In: Der Cicerone, vol. 21, 1929, H. 13, p. 383-384, here p. 383

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