Voltz 1879 Item # 609DCQ19Q. This exquisitely detailed work captures three cattle in the foreground of a green pasture, one particularly alert while the cowherder naps against a rock in the shadows, other cattle feeding in the distant background beside the thick forest. The use of light is magical, the brilliant streams of sun piercing the shadows and detailing the haunches and tense muscles of the powerful animal, this light fading perfectly into his dark coat. The shadows of the centermost bull bend around the curvature of the other resting animal, the high chroma of the pasture dinstinct against their bodies. In the lower right corner is the signature of Fr.
An exceptional investment grade work for passionate collectors of the Munich school and of cattle studies. He originally studied under his father before studying at the academy in Munich from 1835-36. His work was heavily influenced by the location of his training in the Vavarian Alps, a subject he painted extensively through the late 1830s.
He achieved membership of both the Munich and Berlin academies, elevating the art of cattle portraits in his breed specific studies. Benezit Dictionary of Artists, Vol. Sothebys, 13 June 2006, London, lot 38, achieved 12,000 GBP. Sothebys, 13 July 2005, Olympia, lot 171, achieved 4,800 GBP. Christies, 31 January 2013, London, lot 121, achieved 6,000 GBP.
Auctionata AG, 2 December 2014, lot 76, achieved 4,500 euros. Auctionata AG, 26 January 2015, lot 96, achieved 3,800 euros. 16 1/2 H x 22 1/2 W x 3 D [framed]; 7 1/8 H x 13 3/8 W [panel]. Condition Report: Minor frame gaps, gilt loss and frame wear as expected.
Surface could benefit from being cleaned, some varnish yellowing and uneven gloss. No observed restorations under UV.Please scroll down to view all detailed images of this piece. Is a family business situated deep in the Cumberland Valley in the historic downtown of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.
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The item "Fine Friedrich Voltz (German, 1817-86) Antique Landscape Painting of Cattle" is in sale since Sunday, October 1, 2017. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "sillafineantiques" and is located in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, China, Japan, Brazil, Australia.