View of Houses Along the River Elbe near Altona
Black and white chalk, point of brush and black ink, gray wash, on dark oatmeal paper; framing line in dark brown ink. Vertical crease.
16 3/16 x 22 1/16 inches (411 x 559 mm)
Gift of Maida and George Abrams in honor of Beatrice and Jules Stocker
Numbered on verso, at lower right, in a modern hand, in graphite, "137". Inscribed on old mount (no longer preserved), "A. Waterloo".
John MacGowan (d. 1803), Edinburgh (Lugt 1496) (Not identifiable in his 1804 London sale); sale, London, Sotheby's, 28 March 1968, lot 93 (to Light for 550 B.P.); R.M. Light and Co. (dealer), Boston; from whom acquired by Maida and George Abrams, Boston, MA, 1964.
Stubbe and Stubbe 1983, no. 25, repr. (as double-page spread).
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 330.
Hanover and elsewhere 1969, no. 62, repr.
MacGowan, John, -1803, former owner.
Abrams, George, former owner.
Abrams, Maida, former owner.