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Design for a House Facade for Count Toring at Mengelsau

Artist:
Ambrosius Hörmannstorfer (German, died 1781)
Date:
1755
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush with gray, yellow and brown wash, white gouache, over black chalk.
Dimensions:
27 x 23 15/16 in. (68.6 x 60.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
65.501.14
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pen and brown ink at uppper left: Riss/ Nach welchem der bey dem Graf Toring-su Ambach/ Schloss su Mengelbrunn (...) gegen am Mayerhaus stehent/ fronto bemalt (...) schloss (...) von dem/ Mahler Hormansdorfer in Munchen gamahlen worden-/ An. 1755; and in paen brown ink on verso: Riss/ Nach welchem zu Mengelsau (...) des gegen dem/ Mayerhof stehend fronto dem fresco Mahler/ Ambrogi Hormansdorfer gemahlen sohin (...) mit dem/ doppelt-Toring und Lerchenwald wappen her/ gestellt worden. An. 1755.
Erased annotation which was in graphite at the lower left verso. Annotated in pencil on verso: 4966.

Marking: MMA stamp on verso
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