Berens, Heinrich Georg von

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Berens, Heinrich Georg von
ca. 1800
Eight views of the country around Moscow and Abughowa
Drawings: various dimensions; smallest, 3 1/4 x 7 3/16 inches (83 x 182 mm); largest, 7 x 9 1/2 inches (178 x 242 mm); binding: 11 1/8 x 18 9/16 inches (285 x 472 mm)
Gift of Paul Mellon.
1978.51:8-15
Inscription: 
Inscribed on title page, "ANSICHTEN / einiger Gegenden / um / MOSCO und ABUGHOWA"; inscribed on second leaf, "Meinen jungen FREUNDINNEN und FREUNDEN / werden / diese Ansichten von GEGENDEN, / wo ihre ELTERN, im häuslichen Kreise, frohe Stunden verlebten, / gewidmet"; inscribed in graphite on title-page below title, "Views / of some surroundings / at / MOSCO and ABUGHOWA".
Provenance: 
From the collection of Paul Mellon.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Nineteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978-1980. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981, p. 26.

Notes: 

Watermark: double-headed eagle.
See also: 1978.51:8-15.

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