Friedrich Bernhard Werner

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Friedrich Bernhard Werner
1690-1778
View of a City Street in Breslau(?)
Pen and black ink and wash, over graphite on laid paper. Three vertical rules in graphite. Ruled border in pen and black ink. Adhered to old mount.
7 x 11 3/8 inches (177 x 290 mm), decorative mount 9 7/8 x 14 1/4 inches (251 x 362 mm)
Gift of H.P. Kraus.
1961.54
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Inscribed variously above buildings in pen and black ink; at lower right below ruled border, "F.B.Werner Silg:delin."; on old mount at lower center in graphite, "Friedrich Bernhard Werner / c. 1720 + 1778 / Breslau"; at lower right, "Vgl : Perspectivische Vorstellung / u. Gnadenenkirchen in Bethansern 1748-52 fol[o in superscript].", and "17-8 x 29"; on fragment of old mount, "2". Stamped on fragment of old mount, "80".

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H.P. Kraus.
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Attributed by H.P. Kraus to Friedrich Bernhard Werner. Acquired as Friedrich Bernhard Werner.
Watermark: Crowned shield with posthorn inside. Same watermark as 1961.52 Watermark, beta radiograph. shield, coat of arms, crown, post horn. 249722wm_1961_54_WM_beta.jpg

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