Joseph Ritter von Führich

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Joseph Ritter von Führich
1800-1876
Page 3: Thy Kingdom come
1826
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9 5/8 x 8 3/8 inches (246 x 214 mm)
Thaw Collection.
2017.86:4
Inscription: 

In pencil, upper margin at center, "3"; lower margin at center, "Zukomme uns dein Reich".

Provenance: 
Hans Geller, Dresden(?); from whom acquired by a private collection, Berlin, around 1957; by descent in 1992; Kunsthandel Ralph R. Haugqitz, Berlin, in 2005; Galerie Arnoldi-Livie, Munich; from whom purchased by Eugene V. Thaw; Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.
Bibliography: 

Thaw Catalogue Raisonné, 2017, no. 138, repr.
The Thaw collection of master drawings : acquisitions since 2002. New York : Morgan Library & Museum, 2009, no. 36.4, repr.
H. con Woerndle, Joseph Führichs Werks, Vienna, 1914, p. 34.
H. Geller, Das Gebeth des Herrn, Neun Bleistiftzeichnungen zum 'Vater unser.' Berlin, 1958 (facsimile)

Notes: 

One of nine preparatory drawings for a series of etchings for The Lord's Prayer (Des Gebeth des Herrn), executed by the artist himself, which were first published in Prague in 1826 with accompanying text by Anton Müller.

Associated names: 

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

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