Robert Streatfeild

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Robert Streatfeild
Chiefly watercolor, pen and black ink, and wash; fourteen pencil sketches; some on facing pages, on wove paper.
Binding: 5 1/8 x 6 11/16 inches (129 x 169 mm); Leaves: 4 13/16 x 6 3/8 inches (123 x 162 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Mrs. Roy O'Connor and Sumner Pingree.

Inscribed on inside front cover in pencil, "Darmstadt / & / environs / -"; on inside back cover, in a different hand, several lines in German, French, and English; sketches of two coats of arms, including that of the Odescalchi family, are on the adjoining leaf.

A.G. Lisztein, Zurich.

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 381-382.


Watermark: none.
Nearly three-quarters of the illustrations are country views of the area around Darmstadt; six are town views. Identified scenes include two views of the park Teufelsklau ("Devil's Claw"), a view of Lichtenberg seen form Neunkirchen, views of Rodenstein, and one of the garden of the Prinz-Emil-Schloesschen, to which is attached a small newspaper clipping dated 22 March 1842 announcing the sale of the temple from the island of the garden to take place 15 April 1842.

Associated names: 

Lisztein, A. G., former owner.
O'Connor, Roy, Mrs., donor.
Pingree, Sumner, Mrs., donor.

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