Description & Technical information

Taken from an album assembled by the artist's grandson, this study of the head of a goose is one of three studies that correspond closely to pencil sketches of geese drawn by the artist in a sketchbook dated 1829, held at the National Gallery of Norway.

Period:  1750-1850, 19th century
Origin:  Germany
Medium: Oil on paper
Dimensions: 42 x 41 cm (16¹/₂ x 16¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: Hofjägermeister Thomas Fearnley (only son of the artist) 1841-1927
Shipowner Thomas Fearnley (grandson of the artist), 1880 –1961
Private collection, Oslo, 1960’s - 2017
Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints