Description & Technical information

This watercolour was painted during a trip through Italy and Sicily in 1842-1846. The nature of the landscape and the treatment of light and colour corresponds to studies done by Hummel in the summer of 1844 in the small town of Narni in Umbria.

Date:  1844
Period:  1750-1850, 19th century
Origin:  Sicily
Medium: watercolor on pencil, light cardboard
Signature: Inscribed on the lower right hand side with pencil: Inv. 205. 

Dimensions: 32 x 42.4 cm (12⁵/₈ x 16³/₄ inches)
Provenance: from the artist's estate (1943-1993 preserved in the Schlossmuseum Weimar)
Private collection, Germany
Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints