Karl Friedrich Lessing

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Karl Friedrich Lessing
1808-1880
Landscape with a Cemetery and a Church
1837
Pen and brown and black inks, brush and brown ink, brown ink wash, watercolor, opaque watercolor, and graphite with cut and adhered paper correction, on brown wove paper.
11 15/32 x 17 19/32 inches (291 x 447 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Werner Abegg.
1984.38
Inscription: 

Signed and dated at lower center, in pen and brown ink, "C. F. L. / ... [illegible] 1837".

Provenance: 
Walter Feilchenfeldt, Zurich; Werner Abegg.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 358.

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Watermark: none.
A strip, 2 7/16 x 13/16 inches (62 x 21 mm) pasted down at center and drawn over.

Associated names: 

Feilchenfeldt, Walter, former owner.
Abegg, Werner, Mrs., former owner.

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