Auction 101

Lot 260:

EAGLE PAINTING FROM OBERSALZBERG

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Start price: $600

Estimated price: $1,200 - $2,400

Auction house commission: 25%

EAGLE PAINTING FROM OBERSALZBERG

Oil painting of an eagle perched on a rock cliff in the mountains, , signed in the lower left corner ‘W STARK 1936.’ The painting is 14 x 20 inches, the overall size of the framed painting is 17.5 x 23.25 inches. The reverse of the canvas bears a paper label from ‘L. Vonderthann & Sohn Berchtesgaden, Art Dealer, ‘ dated ‘1 April 1937 Invoice 737.’ A second paper label reads ‘Title of the Painting: Gold eagle 1936 Details…’ The stretcher is stamped in black ink at the top ‘Administration Obersalzberg Reichs Leader Martin Bormann, ‘ carved into the stretcher is ‘Eigentum Max Amann’, Amann, party member number 3, was the first business manager of the NSDAP and head of the Franz Eher Verlag.

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