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Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich

The presentation of the Christ-child in the temple, 1739 gedateerd
Sotheby's (New York City) 2000-10-18, nr. 120
Object information
Object category
painting
Support/medium
canvas, oil paint
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (landscape format) 82 x 103,5 cm
dimensions according to auction catalogue London (Sotheby's) 1988-04-20 and Sumowski 1983-1994; auction catalogue London (Christie's) 1987-04-10: 84 x 116,5 cm; aucton catalogue Paris 1883-04-03: 82 x 105 cm; auction catalogue Berlin (Lepke) 1911: 83 x 105 cm.
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  • signed and dated lower left: CW Dietricÿ fec / 1739
    transcription auction catalogue New York (Sotheby's) 2000-10-18; auction catalogue London (Christie's) 1987-04-10: signed and dated 1736
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dated 1739 (1739)
According to the print by Georg Friedrich Schmidt after the painting, and according to auction catalogues London (Sotheby's) 1988-04-20 and New York (Sotheby's) 2000-10-18: dated 1739; according to auction catalogue London (Christie's) 1987-04-10: dated 1736; the auction catalogues from 1883 and 1911 don't mention a date.
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Entered on: 2018-05-16; Last modification: 2018-06-25

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