Adolph Menzel

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Adolph Menzel
1815-1905
Standing Young Man. Verso: Study of a Man Fencing
1840s
Black chalk with white opaque watercolor on brown paper; verso: watercolor, with white opaque watercolor and graphite.
11 13/16 x 6 9/16 inches (304 x 165 mm)
Thaw Collection.
2017.171

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Signed at lower right, in black chalk, "Menzel".

Provenance: 
Sale, Kunstantiquariat Arno Winterberg, Heidelberg, 15 October 2004, lot 694, repr.; Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.
Bibliography: 

Thaw Catalogue Raisonné, 2017, no. 260, repr.
The Thaw collection of master drawings : acquisitions since 2002. New York : Morgan Library & Museum, 2009, no. 42, repr.

Associated names: 

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

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