Wagner - Mountainscape - ZP49105

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Carl Wagner
1796 Roßdorf / Rhoen – Meiningen 1867

Mountainscape with a castle ruin,in the left foreground a man with his herd.

Brush painting in brown, over a pencil sketch with some charcoal, edged with a golden lace, on strong handmade paper, on lower right monogrammed „C W.“. 12,7:17,2 cm.

Verso: Red chalk sketch. – Verso remains of old glue.

Early work by Wagner, made before 1820, during the time he studied at the academy af arts in Dresden.

Compare literature: O. A. König, Der romantische Landschaftsmaler und Meininger Hofmaler Carl Wagner 1796-1867. Crailsheim, 1990, col. Fig. p 35.