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Winter View of the Courtyard of a Medieval Castle in Ruins

Julius von Leypold (German, Dresden 1806–1874 Niederlößnitz)
Graphite, brush and grey ink, watercolor
sheet: 7 15/16 x 11 1/8 in. (20.1 x 28.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, by exchange, 2008
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: Lower left 'leypold 1832 [...]' in brush and grey ink

Inscription: Verso: at center right '361', a paraph, '60' and a paraph (crossed out), and again '60' and a paraph, all in graphite (19th or 20th century handwriting).
Sale, Galerie Bassenge (Berlin), November 30, 2007, lot 6588; Vendor: Thomas le Claire Kunsthandel, Hamburg
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 20, 2008–January 11, 2009.

Friedrich von Bötticher Malerwerke des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts. vol. 1, Leipzig, 1948, cat. no. 28, p. 898.

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