J. C. Dahl
Oil on paper, mounted on cardboard.
8 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches (216 x 349 mm); frame: 13 1/4 x 18 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches
Thaw Collection, Jointly Owned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Morgan Library & Museum, Gift of Eugene V. Thaw, 2009.
Inscribed on verso of old backing at center: Volant / Fru- Dr. Bull / Lf olarsgh 35 III; at upper left: 550 [partially obscured]; on a label at center: Fru / Tha / Bull; inscribed in pen and black ink on a label at lower right: No 34 / Prof. Dahl Italiensk Stüdie / Privatz Collection a.
The artist's studio; by descent to the artist's grandson, Justitiarius Georg J. Bull, Norway (probably until at least 1907); private collection, Trondheim, Norway; Galerie Jean-François Heim, Paris; Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.