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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1898.191
People
Johann Ehrenfried Held, German (1752 - 1828)
Title
Landscape with Peasants in Field
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
18th-19th century
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/312519
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown wash and graphite on antique laid paper
Dimensions
19.9 x 33.3 cm (7 13/16 x 13 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: on mount, graphite: l.l.: illegible; center: Johann Ehrenfried Held B 1752 at Zittan D 1828 Made Landcapes Portraits in Oil & Pastile Aquarelle Miniature and Drawings; l.r.: Held f from the Baron Von Quandt Col. Leip, $2.50; verso, l.c.: L. 2130 [with accompanying inscription] 174 (John Witt Randall Collection at Harvard College); l.l., graphite: Held Fecit Zittan Von Quandt (written over n/?)
Provenance
Von Quandt collection
John Witt Randall.
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
1898.191
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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