Johann Georg von Dillis

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Johann Georg von Dillis
1759-1841
Cloud Study
ca. 1810-1820
White chalk on blue laid paper.
9 7/8 x 15 1/4 inches (251 x 387 mm); in decorative frame: 18 3/8 x 23 3/8 x 1 3/8 inches
Thaw Collection.
2010.132
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Watermark: Letters "CS" in cartouche.

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Estate of the artist; purchased from the artist's descendants by the Historische Verein von Oberbayern (Upper Bavarian Historical Association) in 1897; Karl & Faber, Munich, May 1978; C.G. Boerner, Düsseldorf, 1978; private collection, Germany, 1978; C.G. Boerner, New York; Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.
Bibliography: 

Thaw Catalogue Raisonné, 2017, no. 106, repr.
The Thaw collection of master drawings : acquisitions since 2002. New York : Morgan Library & Museum, 2009, no. 27, repr.

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

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