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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2004.213
People
Ludwig Emil Grimm, German (Hanau, near Frankfurt am Main 1790 - 1863 Kassel)
Title
Head of a Boy
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1824
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/49004
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gray wash and graphite on cream wove paper
Dimensions
16.1 x 11.8 cm (6 5/16 x 4 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower right, graphite: 25.7.24
  • inscription: verso of mount, graphite: Die Zeichnung ist möglicherweise eine / verworfene Vorstudie zu einem Engel auf / dem Gemälde "Maria mit schlafendem / Kind, Heiligen und zwei Engeln" von 1825 / in den Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen / Kassel. Die Zeichnung ist bei Leuscher / / Koszinowski (Ludwig Emil Grimm, Zeichnungen / und Gemälde, Marburg 1990) unter der / Nummer H46 (mit Abb.) verzeichnet.
Provenance
Private Collector. per Koszinowski/Leuschner 1990
Shepherd Gallery, New York.
Roberta J. M. Olson and Alexander B. V. Johnson, New York, gift to Harvard University Art Museums, 2004.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Alexander B. V. Johnson and Roberta J. M. Olson in memory of E. Dudley H. Johnson and Laurie Vance Johnson
Accession Year
2004
Object Number
2004.213
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Ingrid Koszinowski and Vera Leuschner, Ludwig Emil Grimm: Zeichnungen und Gemälde, Hitzeroth (Marburg, 1990), no. H46, repr.

Nineteenth Century European Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, auct. cat., Shepherd & Derom Galleries (New York, 2004), no. 4, repr. (color)

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