Johan Christian Dahl

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Johan Christian Dahl
1788-1857
A View of the Elbe Valley
1820s
Gray wash.
8 1/8 x 13 7/8 inches (206 x 353 mm); secondary support: 11 5/16 x 7 1/8 inches (295 x 433 mm); in decorative frame: 17 5/8 x 22 7/8 x 1 3/8 inches
Thaw Collection.
2017.48
Inscription: 

Signed at lower right, in graphite, "JD(in ligature)ahl f."
Watermark: Horn with strap inside shield, with triangle and "LADUNG" below.

Provenance: 
Sale, London, Sotheby's, 27 November 1980, no. 111, repr.; Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.
Bibliography: 

Thaw Catalogue Raisonné, 2017, no. 69, repr.
Denison, Cara D. et al. Drawings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Victor Thaw. Part II. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1985, no. 41.

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Associated names: 

Thaw, Eugene Victor, former owner.
Thaw, Clare, former owner.

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