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Hunters in an Outlook on a Mountain

Artist:
August Leopold Venus (German, Dresden 1843–1886 Pirna)
Date:
ca. 1870
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown ink, brush and blue watercolor
Dimensions:
sheet: 15 1/2 x 11 7/8 in. (39.4 x 30.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 2004
Accession Number:
2004.381
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 690
Signature: Signed, lower right corner, in brown ink: "L. Venus"
Carl Heumann (Chemnitz, 1886–1945); Carl Heumann's heirs (German); Kornfeld and Klipstein (Bern)sale June 17, 2004, lot 78; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 24, 2005–April 24, 2005.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 20, 2008–January 11, 2009.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," August 8, 2017–November 20, 2017.

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