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A Fountain in the Park

Artist:
Karl Blechen (German, Cottbus 1798–1840 Berlin)
Date:
1831
Medium:
Black and white chalk, and graphite
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 13/16 x 8 5/8 in. (27.4 x 21.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, by exchange, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.266
Not on view
Signature: At lower right, inscribed:"Blechen del.|d[en]. 6 December 1831." in graphite
Berlinischer Künstlerverein; Vendor: Nicolaas Teeuwisse (Dutch, active Berlin)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 20, 2008–January 11, 2009.

Paul Ortwin Rave Karl Blechen: Leben, Wüdigungen, Werk. Berlin, 1940, cat. no. 1802.

Nicolaas Teeuwisse Ausgewählte Handzeichnungen/Selected Drawings IV. Sale cat. 2007, cat. no. 14, ill.



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