Dillis - Mountain landscape - ZP05105

Dillis - Mountain landscapeDillis - Mountain landscape
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Johann Georg von Dillis
1759 Grüngiebing / Munich – Munich 1841

Mountainscape with a farmhouse and a barn, in the area of Ruhpolding.

Pen-and-ink drawing in brown, brown wash, over pencil, edged with a black pen-and-ink line, on handmade paper with fragments of a watermark, verso inscribed, dated and signed „Ruhpolding den 13t Oktober 1826. J. Dillis f.“ 18,7:24 cm.

With a nearly not visible restoration within the left part of the picture.

Provenance: Verso stamp of the 'Historischer Verein von Oberbayern'; German private collection.

Between 1822 and 1830 Dillis made a series of small-sized paintings with views of farmhouses and alpine cabins in the Bavarian mountains. For these he also made several preparatory sketches, maybe our drawing belongs to them as well.

Compare literature: Exhibition catalogue: Chr. Heilmann, Johann Georg von Dillis. Landschaft und Menschenbild. München/Dresden 1992, No 72.