Lot 64 Carl Haag (1820-1915)

Watercolour on paper laid down to thick paperboard; signed and dated 1862 in red paint lower right, titled to the Peabody Studio Certificate of Authenticity label to the wood backboard verso, with the remains of two unidentified red wax seals to the wood backing

20.5" / 52.1cm (height) x 16.3" / 41.3cm (width)

Est. $4000/6000
Realised: $1200
Auction Date: 12/07/2017

Provenance: Thos. Agnew & Sons, London & Manchester/ Liverpool Exchange Art Gallery label to the wood backboard;
With the Peabody Studio, Certificate of Authenticity, signed by R. Clements to the wood backboard;
With two partial unidentified red wax collector seal’s to the wood backboard;
Ex. Collection Jack Adler, the proprietor of an antique shop in London, England until 1928;
Acquired by Benjamin Bennet-Alder, the brother of Jack Adler;
The painting travelled to Canada when the family emigrated to Canada in 1928;
By descent to his son, Noel Bennet-Alder. Toronto;
By descent to his wife, Toronto

Note: Carl Haag travelled extensively, especially in the Middle East. He gained prominence by his firmly drawn and carefully elaborated paintings of eastern subjects. Some of his depictions of the Middle East are in the Israel Museum's collection.

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