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View of Svenarum in the Province of Småland, Sweden

Artist:
Jacob Philipp Hackert (German, Prenzlau 1737–1807 San Pietro di Careggi)
Date:
ca. 1764
Medium:
Brush and gray and brown wash over faint indications in black chalk; framing lines in black ink
Dimensions:
12 13/16 x 19 3/8 in. (32.5 x 49.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. David T. Schiff Gift, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.17
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed upper right, in pen and brown ink: "Vue de Swenarum sur la Route de Stockholm dessiné par J.P. Hackert 1764."
Mat, lower right, in brown ink, possible signature or inscription, very faint, illegible
Verso of mat, center, in graphite: "A"
Vendor: Peter Rowlands
"Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1980 - June 30, 1981. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 111, New York, 1981, p. 27, ill.

Hein-Th. Schulze Altcappenberg "Le Voltaire de l'Art": Johann Georg Wille (1715-1808) und seine Schule in Paris." in Studien zur Künstler- und Kunstgeschichte der Aufklärung mit einem Werkverzeichnis der Zeichnungen von J.G. Wille und einem Auswahlkatalog der Arbeiten seiner Schüler von Aberli bis Zingg. Kunstgeschichte: Form und Interesse, vol. 16, Münster, 1987, cat. no. 65, p. 325.

Claudia Nordhoff, Hans Reimer Jakob Philipp Hackert 1737-1807: Verzeichnis seiner Werke. Akademie Verlag, Berlin, 1994, cat. no. 505, p. 222 (vol. 2).



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