Joseph Anton Koch

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Joseph Anton Koch
1768-1839
Farm Scene in the Hasli Valley near Meiringen in the Bernese Oberland
ca. 1792-1794
Pen and brown ink and wash, and white opaque watercolor over graphite on wove paper.
8 1/4 x 11 1/8 inches (209 x 283 mm); secondary support: 13 5/8 x 16 1/16 inches (347 x 409 mm)
Thaw Collection.
2017.140
Provenance: 
Edward His, Bern, early nineteenth century; by descent to his great-great-grandchild, San Antonio; art market, San Antonio, 1997 (all previous provenance according to Fred R. Kline); Fred R. Kline Gallery, Santa Fe, 1997; Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.
Bibliography: 

Thaw Catalogue Raisonné, 2017, no. 223, repr.
The Thaw Collection : Master Drawings and Oil Sketches : Acquisitions since 1994. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 2002, no. 18.

Notes: 

Laid down on board; framing line by the artist in graphite.
Watermark: None visible through backing.

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