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Two Women and Three Men Playing Cards

Artist:
Johann Eleazar Zeissig, called Schenau (German, Grossschönau (Gross-Schönau) 1737–1806 Dresden)
Date:
18th–early 19th century
Medium:
Pen and black ink, grey wash, watercolor, over a sketch in black chalk or graphite
Dimensions:
sheet: 15 1/16 x 11 3/4 in. (38.3 x 29.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, C. G. Boerner Gift, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.209
Not on view
Inscription: Verso at upper right in graphite: 'S/X4½ (?) (20th century handwriting); at lower center in graphite - 'tres beau cartouche Louis XVI| J.E. Schenau|l'horoscope chez Cagliostro|passe partout sans ouverture 2 teintes dont une foncé perd[...] [?]|sous-verre bordé" (19th or 20th century handwriting); at lower right 'No. 3' in red chalk (19th century handwriting).

Marking: At lower right: Férault (compare Lugt 2793a)
Verso at center: Galichon (Lugt 1058)

Watermark: Pro Patria with figure and C.C.I. Honig
Emile Galichon (French, 1829–1875); Charles Férault (born 1877); sale, Galerie Koller, 23 March 2007, lot 3452; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
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