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The Choirstalls in the Mainz Cathedral

Artist:
Adolph Menzel (German, Breslau 1815–1905 Berlin)
Date:
1869
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache (with gum arabic). Framing line in graphite.
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 7/8 x 11 3/8 in. (22.6 x 28.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, 2006 Benefit Fund, 2007
Accession Number:
2007.169
Not on view
Signature: In gouache at the lower right: Ad Menzel
Professor G. Oeder (Düsseldorf); descendants of Professor G. Oeder; Ketterer Kunst, Hamburg, October 28, 2006, lot 464a; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
Ausstellung von Werken Adolph von Menzels. Königliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, 1905, cat. no. 308, p. 24.

Hugo von Tschudi, Dr. J. Kern, Dr. F. Schwedeler-Meyer, Bruckmann Adolph von Menzel. Abbildungen seiner Gemälde und Studien. Munich: F. Bruckmann, 1905, also included in the chronology (section XIV) under the year 1869, cat. no. 573, pp. 378, 379, ill.

Galerien Thannhauser Adolph von Menzel 1815-1905: Austellung von Gemälde, Gouachen, Pastellen, Zeichnungen. Berlin, April 1928, cat. no. 105.

Adolph Menzel. Ex. cat. Edited by Peter H. Feist, Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, 1980, p. 120.

Adolph Menzel 1815-1905: Between Romanticism and Impressionism. Ex. cat., National Gallery of Art, Washington, 15 Sept. 1996-5 Jan. 1997 (also shown Paris and Berlin). Edited by Claude Keisch, Edited by Marie Ursula Riemann-Reyher, English edition. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1996, This catalogue was printed in three languages (German, English and French). This is the English edition. All three additions cited in TMS. See also Menzel (1815-1905): "la névrose du vrai" and Adolph Menzel (1815-1905): Das Labyrinth der Wirklichkeit., cat. no. mentioned in 128, p. 342.

Menzel (1815-1905): "la névrose du vrai." Ex. cat. Paris, Musée d'Orsay, 15 avril - 28 juillet 1996 (also shown Washington and Berlin). Edited by Claude Keisch, Edited by Marie Ursula Riemann-Reyher, Edited by Henri Loyrette, Edited by Philip Conisbee, French edition. Paris: Musée d'Orsay, 1996, This catalogue was printed in three languages (German, English and French). This is the French edition. All three additions are cited in TMS. See also, Adolph Menzel (1815-1905): Between Romanticism and Impressionism and Adolph Menzel (1815-1905): Das Lab, cat. no. mentioned in 128, p. 342.

Adolph Menzel 1815-1905: Das Labyrinth der Wirklichkeit. Ex. cat., Nationalgalerie im Alten Museum, Berlin, 7 February-11 May 1997 (also shown Paris and Washington). Edited by Claude Keisch, Edited by Marie Ursula Riemann-Reyher, German editoin. Berlin: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz, 1996, This catalogue was printed in three languages (German, English and French). This is the English edition. All three additions cited in TMS. See also Menzel (1815-1905): "la névrose du vrai"; Adolph Menzel (1815-1905): Between Romanticism and Impressionism, cat. no. mentioned in 128, p. 246.



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