Houses, Rome

Gustaf Söderberg (Swedish, Norrköping 1799–1875 Stockholm)
Oil on paper, laid down on board
8 1/8 x 3 1/4 in. (20.6 x 8.3 cm)
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:
Not on view
Dr. Gustaf Lindgren, Stockholm (1938–d. 1989); by descent in Lindgren family, Sweden (from 1989); [Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, London; sold to Thaw]; Eugene V. Thaw, New York (until 2009)
Djurgården (Stockholm). Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde. "Fem Italienfarare," September–October 1974, no. 92c (as "Hus i Rom," lent by Dr. Gustaf Lindgren).

Christian Faerber et al. Konst i svenska hem: Målningar och skulpturer från 1800 till våra dagar. Göteborg, 1942, vol. 6, p. 320 under no. 520, listed as "Hus i Rom" (1821).

Esther Bell. "Catalogue Raisonné of the Thaw Collection." Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection. Ed. Jennifer Tonkovich. New York, 2011, p. 143, no. 124, ill. (color), calls it "Houses, Rome" and dates it 1820.