Johann Scharhan

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Johann Scharhan
ca. 1830
Interior of an Inca Palace. Verso: A Pointed Vault and a Ground Plan
Pen and black ink, with yellow and rose wash, on paper.
6 7/8 x 8 inches (176 x 202 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Donald M. Oenslager, 1982.
1982.75:607

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Signed at lower right in pen and black ink, "Scharhan no. 13".

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Michael Mayr (1796-1870); Marianne Fajt (d. ca. 1955); János Scholz; acquired in 1951 by Donald M. Oenslager.
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This drawing, and three additional sheets (1982.75:606, 608-9), probably were designs for the opera "Fernando Cortez" by Spoutini.

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Mayr, Michael, 1796-1870, former owner.
Fájt, Marianne, d. ca. 1955, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975, former owner.
Spoutini. Fernando Cortez.

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