Caspar Bernhard Hardy
Portrait of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Caspar Bernhard Hardy - Portrait of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Birth-Death

(Cologne, 1726 – 1819)

Date

1814

Medium - Dimensions

Marble relief; diameter 8,5 cm

Signature

signed and dated on the sleeve: Bernhard Kasper Hardy 1814
Ebonised wood frame with a gilt metal circlet; 17,7 x 17 cm

Provenance

Auktions Katalog LXXXIV, Bildnisse aus vergangenen Zeiten Goethe und seine Zeit im Bild, Karl Ernst Henrici, Berlino, 11 giugno 1923, lotto 70; Wilhelm M. Döbritz Casa d’Aste, Francoforte, 2 luglio 2005; private collection, Italy.

Bibliography

Alvar González-Palacios, A Secrétaire by Theodor Commer with panels containing Wax Figures by Caspar Bernhard Hardy, Walter Padovani, Milano 2016, pp. 14-15, figg. 2-4, n. 3.

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