Hoch - Saint Elizabeth - ZP21105

Hoch - Saint ElizabethHoch - Saint Elizabeth
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Johann Jakob Hoch
1750 – Mainz – 1829

Saint Elizabeth of Hungary feeds the poor.

Pencil drawing, on buff handmade paper with watermark: C & I Honig, verso on lower part dated and signed „23 December 1777 J. Jacob Hoch fecit“. 26,7:18,7 cm.

Probably sketch for an altarpiece.

Provenance: Galerie Dr. Michael Grünwald, Munich; private collection Munich.

Compare literature: M. Hoch-Gimber, Die Mainzer Malerfamilie Hoch. Leben und Werk im Wandel der Zeit – ausgehend vom Barock bis hin zur Romantik. Mainz, Univ., Diss., 2008. Frankfurt a.M., Peter Lang, 2010, Fig. 262 „Geburt Christi“, dated December 24, 1771.