mercredi 24 mai 2023 15:00
Luxembourg - 6, rue Pierre-Risch L-5450 Stadtbredimus
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Large online auction of the estate of the painter's agent

painter MISCH KLEIN (1933-2019)

During this online auction, more than 160 lots will be presented to you with

unpublished paintings of the Luxembourgish painter Misch Klein (1919-1993)

Rediscover this figurative painter with numerous oils on canvas representing :

1) still lifes,

2) city and village views

3) portraits

Featured is a legendary painting from the Middle Ages, this 2 meter long work pictured below depicting the legend of the Echternach fiddler which tells the story of Veit, a fiddler who recently converted to Christianity with his wife, who both went on a decade long pilgrimage at the time of Saint Willibrord.

Upon his return, Veit was the only one to return to the Luxembourg town of Echternach, his wife having disappeared.

Accused by his in-laws of murdering his wife, Veit was sentenced to death.

His last request was to be allowed to take his violin to his death cell, where he played music so beautiful that it

so beautiful that it enchanted everyone in a frenzied dance. Finally, Veit quietly walked away and was never seen in the

and was never seen again in the area, leaving behind people still caught up in the dance.

Veit's parents continued to dance without stopping for a year, until Saint Willibrord

helped them to stop this bewitching dance. This dance became so popular that it became a local tradition

a local tradition called "The Echternach Dance".

The dancing procession of Echternach is always celebrated the day after Whit Monday.

You will also find works from the three borders, with paintings by Belgian, French and German artists.

Finally, numerous ceramics, mainly on animal subjects, will also be presented during this auction.

End of the auction: Wednesday, May 24, starting at 3 pm

Exhibition on site with prior appointment

We can also take care of bidding for you on the drouot online platform,

do not hesitate to contact us or make your bids at / +352621777101

Private visit possible by appointment by phone

(+352) 621 777 101 by mail

The minutes of the live auction are not contractual, the winning bids are confirmed after the sale by the auctioneer.

Additional costs of the auction: 25%ttc

Additional costs of the internet platform Drouot online : +3% inc.

You can pay by credit card, bank transfer or cash up to 10.000€ within the legal limits.

Cheques are not accepted.

You will have the possibility to withdraw the sold lots after their payment.

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