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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1898.93
People
Ferdinand Kobell, German (Mannheim, Germany 1740 - 1799 Munich, Germany)
Title
Landscape with River and Houses
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Landscape with River and Houses
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
18th century
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/312419
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink over graphite on white antique laid paper
Dimensions
15.8 × 20 cm (6 1/4 × 7 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: A crown above a circle of elaborate design [fragmentary]
Provenance
Von Quandt. John Witt Randall, Boston, MA, bequest; to his sister Belinda L. Randall, 1892, gift; to Harvard University, 1892

Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall
Accession Year
1898
Object Number
1898.93
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Agnes Mongan and Paul J. Sachs, Drawings in the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, 1940), no. 415

Ernst Scheyer, "German Paintings and Drawings from the Time of Goethe in American Collections", The Art Quarterly (Summer 1949), vol. XII, no. 3, pp. 231-250, no. 75

William W. Robinson, Classicism-Romanticism-Realism: German Drawings from Mengs to Menzel in the Harvard University Art Museums, brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1998), checklist no. 12

Exhibition History

Classicism-Romanticism-Realism: German Drawings from Mengs to Menzel in the Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/04/1998 - 06/28/1998

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