Adolph Menzel

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Adolph Menzel
1815-1905
Study of a Prussian Officer, Half-length, from the Rear
1860
Pencil on paper.
10 5/16 x 5 7/8 inches (277 x 149 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Mrs. Roy O'Connor and Sumner Pingree.
1985.73
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Signed with monogram and dated at lower right in pencil, "AM 60".

Provenance: 
C.G. Boerner, Düsseldorf; Walter Feilchenfeldt, Zurich.
Bibliography: 

Aus Unseren Mappen, 1981: Zeichnungen des 16. bis 19. Jahrhunderts, C. G. Boerner, Düsseldorf, 1981, no. 34, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 360.

Notes: 

Watermark: none.
Probably made in connection with Menzel's unfinished painting of 1858, "Frederick the Great's Address to His Generals before the Battle of Leuthen".

Associated names: 

Feilchenfeldt, Walter, former owner.
O'Connor, Roy, Mrs., donor.
Pingree, Sumner, Mrs., donor.

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