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The Surviving Horatian

Artist:
Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg (Danish, Blåkrog 1783–1853 Copenhagen)
Date:
first half 19th century
Medium:
Pen and black ink, grey wash; framing line in pen and black ink, by the artist
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 1/4 x 12 5/8 in. (23.5 x 32 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.397
Not on view
Inscription: Verso: at upper right, inscribed "7124", "vgd.dg." and "Eckersberg" in graphite (19th- or 20th-century handwriting); at lower right, numbered "1223", "285" and inscribed "gl. Ram" (?) in graphite (three different 20th-century handwritings)
sale, Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen, November 19, 2008, lot 205; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 11, 2010–April 11, 2010.

Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen Tegninger og grafik. Sale cat. 2008.



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