Joseph Anton Koch

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Joseph Anton Koch
1768-1839
Sketchbook with Landscapes and Studies of Plants, Figures, and Nudes
Graphite on paper throughout, except for three plant studies in pen and black ink on fol. 3.
leaves: 7 1/4 x 9 7/16 inches (183 x 240 mm); binding: 7 7/16 x 9 5/8 inches (189 x 245 mm)
Purchased on the Herzog Fund and the Fellows Fund, with the special assistance of Mrs. James H. Ripley.
1984.37
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Several pages inscribed with locations or color notes.
Provenance: 
Commendatore Ottaviano Koch, Rome, 1940; private collection; Walter Feilchenfeldt, Zurich.
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Watermark: none.
J.A. Koch used this sketchbook ca. 1818-30. Some nude studies probably by Augusto Koch (1818-1878), son of Joseph Anton. Contains ninety-nine leaves, nine of them blank.

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