CARL WILHELM MÜLLER (1839 Dresden 1904)
Rock in the Plauenscher Grund
Watercolour over pencil on laid paper. 20,6 × 14 cm.
Inscribed and dated in pencil lower left: "Pl. Gr. 7th Mai
According to the inscription, the drawing was executed in
1861. The Plauenscher Grund nearby Dresden was of interest
to painters due to its picturesque rock formations.
The draughtsman must be a pupil of Ludwig Richter, since the
linear style closely resembles his master's. The veristic
close-up view of the rocks as well as the scrawly style of
drawing plants are elements that can be found in Müller's
The latter, as well as Albert Venus and Viktor Paul Mohn
formed a group of highly talented landscapists, who
travelled to Bohemia in 1861.
Provenienz: Formerly collection Eugen Roth, Munich