Offbeat "Bares for Rares": Cow painting was a gift - when it comes to expertise, it turns out to be a Dutch masterpiece

11:30  28 may  2020
11:30  28 may  2020 Source:   stern.de

Cyril Lignac: this "inaccessible" gift he gave to his mother

 Cyril Lignac: this © Jonathan Rebboah / Panoramic / Bestimage Cyril Lignac: this "inaccessible" gift he gave to his mother He treats us every night with his show Tous en cuisine. However, Cyril Lignac hides an indelible wound. Marked by the death of his mother in 2014, the cook recounts, in his autobiography, how he tried to please her by offering her an "inaccessible" gift. He officiates every evening in front of the stoves of his Parisian apartment.

© ZDF "Bares for Rares" expert Colmar Schulte-Goltz and moderator Horst Lichter examine the cow picture by Paul Bremer and Michael Geuther.

Five cows in the pasture: This painting is to be sold at "Bares for Rares". With the expertise it turns out that the painter was a Dutch master - and achieved a proud price on the art market.

"I like it," says moderator Horst Lichter about the painting that Paul Bremer and Michael Geuther would like to sell at " Bares for Rares ". "My mother-in-law got that from her late employer. She was the housekeeper there," says Geuther about the origin of the picture. The motif shows five cows in the pasture. Doesn't sound impressive - but the painting is a real masterpiece.

The warning cry of the famous Edvard Munch painting was heard by researchers

 The warning cry of the famous Edvard Munch painting was heard by researchers © Image Courtesy of the Munch Museum, Oslo Edvard Munch created four versions of the "Scream" between 1893 and 1910. An international team of Scientists have determined that human respiration was the main source of deterioration of Munch's masterpiece "The Cry" (1910), which belongs to the collection of the Munch Museum in Oslo.

"It's a fantastic picture because it brings us closer to country life," says expert Colmar Schulte-Goltz. Although it is only a "view of five cattle", the oil painting is superbly made. The painter was Johannes Hubertus Leonardus de Haas, a Dutchman who was famous throughout Europe for his animal representations at the end of the 19th century. "A master of his trade." His pictures were bestsellers.

Although the two sellers do not know the value of the painting, they have a asking price. "We have no idea, but 1000 euros would be nice," says Geuther. But Schulte-Goltz's expertise lies far above that. "The picture is easy to sell," says the expert. It must be cleaned, but otherwise shows no damage. "That's why I love here at 2700 to 3100 euros." A sensational price for the "beef cattle".

France should sell Mona Lisa to help coronavirus recovery - businessman

  France should sell Mona Lisa to help coronavirus recovery - businessman France should sell the Mona Lisa for £45bn to help its cultural sector recover from the coronavirus, a French businessman has suggested. © Getty The Mona Lisa is housed at the Louvre in Paris, where it is a popular attraction Stephane Distinguin is founder and chief executive of tech company Fabernovel. He said that selling the famous 16th century Leonardo da Vinci painting was a "crazy idea" he had "been chewing on...for some time" as a way of helping French artists through the economic destruction brought by the virus pandemic.

"Cash for Rares" dealers starts at 200 euros per cow

The dealers also like the picture. "The cows are super painted. It's really fun to look at," says Julian Schmitz-Avila. The first commandment is David Soup. "I give them 200 euros per cow," he says - 1000 euros. But Schmitz-Avila also wants the painting. There is a bidding war. At 2,000 euros, Suppes says: "This is my last offer." His competitor outbids him with 2100 euros, but the sellers play poker. Finally, the masterpiece goes to Schmitz-Avila for 2250 euros.

The sellers are happy about the "cow trade". The negotiations were tough at the beginning. "The expertise was not quite achieved, but we are still satisfied." C

Find out more:

"Cash for Rares": "It smells a bit" - Grandpa's old bike proves to be a valuable rarity

"Cash for Rares" : Bought for seven euros, got 103 times - what makes this folding chair so special

"Cash for Rares": "25 kilos of massive bronze" - this lion sculpture turns out to be a treasure

More on MSN

Federal Court rules in favour of live exporters in landmark class action against Commonwealth Government .
The Federal Court sides with class-action litigants, agreeing the Commonwealth acted unlawfully when it banned live exports in 2011.After 18 months of deliberation, Justice Stephen Rares today ruled former Agriculture Minister Joe Ludwig acted with misfeasance when the then Gillard Government introduced the ban.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks
usr: 0
This is interesting!