Ludwig Emil Grimm

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Ludwig Emil Grimm
Leaves: 7 5/16 x 9 1/2 inches (186 x 242 mm); binding: 7 9/16 x 9 13/16 inches (191 x 248 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Julia P. Wightman.
C.B. (?) Waite; private collection, America; sale, New York, Christie's, 3 May 1997, lot 118, pl. 28; Galerie Arnoldi-Livie, Munich.

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Nineteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978-1980. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981, p. 196.


Watermark: J. Whatman & W. Balston 1814 (see Heawood 3457-64).
Contains 16 drawings (1 by Reutern) and 1 paper cut-out, on 35 leaves (19 of them blank).
One watercolor drawing is mounted on one of the sketchbook leaves; another of the leaves, a watercolor drawing of a standing girl in a black dress and bonnet, was executed by Gerhardt Eilehlm von Reutern, and signed with his monogram, dated, and inscribed by him.
The subjects of the drawings by Grimm include a number of pages with portraits executed in pencil, landscapes executed in pencil or pen and brown or black ink, figural composition executed in watercolor and various other media.

Associated names: 

Reutern, Gerhardt Wilhelm von, 1794-1865.
Waite, C. B., former owner.
Wightman, Julia P. (Julia Parker), 1909-1994 donor.

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