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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1898.180
People
attributed to Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, German (1712 - 1774)
Title
Fisherman at the Edge of a Country Lake
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1742
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/312459
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on heavy laid paper
Dimensions
8.4 x 13.6 cm (3 5/16 x 5 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: u.r., graphite: Ditricy Fecit 1803/1742
  • inscription: on blue paper, l.r., black ink: eine Original Zeichnung von KO: Hofmahler Dietriech; Zum Geschenk [ ] von Kos Hofmahler Heynemann Meissen 1785; on mount, translation of German, graphite: Lindner Cabinet no 176 1742 Chr with Ernst Dietrich 1712-1774/ An Original drawing by Dietrich, the court-painter (of the King of Saxony)/ as a present and keepsake from the court-painter Heynemann (to/ the court painter Graff) Meissen 1785; l.c., graphite: Lindner --- illegible
Provenance
Lindner collection, Leipzig; 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
1898.180
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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