Description & Technical information

This drawing bears the collector’s mark of the lawyer Friedrich Schöne (1882-1963), part of whose collection of 19th century German drawings may have been inherited from his father, the archaeologist and museum director Richard Schöne (1840-1922).

Another drawing by Bendemann from Friedrich Schöne’s collection, a pen and ink Landscape with Washerwomen at Gorbio of 1867, was recently on the art market in Germany.

Medium: Pencil on paper
Signature: Inscribed and dated Df. July 68 at the lower left.

Dimensions: 19.1 x 22.7 cm (7¹/₂ x 8⁷/₈ inches)
Provenance: Possibly Richard Schöne, Berlin
Friedrich Schöne, Essen and Berlin (Lugt 3622), his stamp on the verso.

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints