Johann Georg von Dillis

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Johann Georg von Dillis
1759-1841
Forest View with a Woman Sketching
1790s
Watercolor over graphite, on paper.
10 3/8 x 14 3/4 inches (264 x 374 mm)
Thaw Collection.
1998.27
Inscription: 

Inscribed on verso in pencil, "1918" (or "7818"), "attr.: Topfer and R. 102".

Provenance: 
Feilchenfeldt, Zurich; Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.
Bibliography: 

Thaw Catalogue Raisonné, 2017, no. 105, repr.
Denison, Cara D. et al. The Thaw Collection : Master Drawings and New Acquisitions. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1994, no. 51.

Notes: 

Watermark: lower part of shield with fleur-de-lis above a beehive, with inscription, C & I Honig (cf. Heawood 1854).

Associated names: 

Thaw, Eugene Victor, former owner.
Thaw, Clare, former owner.

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