Wilhelm Gentz

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Wilhelm Gentz
1822-1890
Arabs Approaching the Sea
Black chalk on wove paper.
6 5/8 x 12 3/8 inches (167 x 315 mm)
Bequest of Charles Ryskamp.
2010.156
Inscription: 

Signed in lower center, pencil, W. Gentz; inscribed on verso, in pencil, Wilhelm Gentz 1822 Neuruppin / [dagger] 1890 Berlin.

Provenance: 
Dr. Matthias Konrad Hubrecht Rech, Bonn (Lugt S. 2745a; on associate fragment of old mat); David Lacenmann, Munich; Charles Ryskamp.
Bibliography: 

William Griswold et. al., The World Observed: Five Centuries of Drawings from the Collection of Charles Ryskamp. New York, 2001, no. 105.

Associated names: 

Ryskamp, Charles, former owner.

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