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Landscape with a Castle on the River Etsch

Artist:
Louis Gurlitt (German, Altona 1812–1897 Naundorf)
Medium:
Oil on paper, laid down on canvas
Dimensions:
10 3/4 x 14 5/8 in. (27.3 x 37.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Thaw Collection, Jointly Owned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Morgan Library & Museum, Gift of Eugene V. Thaw, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.400.72
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower right): Gurlitt
[Günther Franke, Munich]; [Thomas le Claire Kunsthandel, Hamburg, in 2005]; Eugene V. Thaw, New York (until 2009)
Maastricht. Daxer & Marschall and Thomas le Claire at the European Fine Art Fair. "Recent Acquisitions: Oil Sketches and Paintings, 1600–1900," 2005, unnumbered cat. (as "A Castle on the River Etsch").

Recent Acquisitions: Oil Sketches and Paintings, 1600–1900. Exh. cat., Daxer & Marschall and Thomas le Claire at the European Fine Art Fair, Maastricht. Munich, 2005, pp. 40–41, ill. (color), states that it probably dates from Gurlitt's second trip to Italy in the late 1850s.

Esther Bell. "Catalogue Raisonné of the Thaw Collection." Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection. Ed. Jennifer Tonkovich. New York, 2011, p. 129, no. 82, ill. (color), calls it "Landscape with a Castle on the River Etsch".



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