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GUSTAV HEINRICH NAEKE
(1786 Frauenstein - 1835 Dresden)

Castle in Central Italy

Graphite, 115 x 190 mm, verso a handwritten monogram, most likely by a former owner, legible »Ar«

This typical example of early German romantic draughtsmanship with very concentrated parallel lines was executed during Naekes stay in Italy from 1817 until 1825.

Conservation: a small paper loss at the left margin.

Provenance: Collection of Frederic August II of Saxony (Lugt 972) collectors stamp at the lower right hand corner.

Literatur on Naeke:
Hans Joachim Neidhardt, Stephan Seeliger, Norbert Suhr and Isabella Fehle, Gustav Heinrich Naeke (1785 – 1835) Zeichnungen; Mainz 2009.

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