Anselm Feuerbach, ‘Lesbia and her Sparrow’, ca. 1866, Kunkel Fine Art
Anselm Feuerbach, ‘Lesbia and her Sparrow’, ca. 1866, Kunkel Fine Art

Verso: Female figure on a southern shore

Signature: Monogrammed centre left

This is a preliminary study for Feuerbach’s painting of the same title.
(See Jürgen Ecker, Anselm Feuerbach. Leben und Werk. Kritischer Katalog der Gemälde, Ölskizzen und Ölstudien, Munich 1991, p. 284, no. 448)

Paul Cassirer, Berlin
Julius Böhler, Munich
Private Collection, Munich