Lot 49 of 399:
Oil painting by August Friedrich Schenck  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$600
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[A shepherd with his flock]

Schenck, August Friedrich

Ecouen, France


[c. 1870's]


Oil on canvas. 39x43.3 cm (15¼x17"); in frame of cast plaster, wood, and gold leaf: 69x78.5 cm (27¼x31").

Signed by the artist. August Friedrich Schenck was a Danish-born artist who spent most of his career in Ecouen, France after Schleswig-Holstein acceded to the German Confederation. He specialized in romantic pastoral scenes reminiscent of his most famous painting, Anguish, which was exhibited at the Salon of Paris in 1878 and is now in the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. 

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Lot Amendments

Frame with some chipping at edges; some cracking to varnish; very good overall.

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