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Put  to  the  Carriage

Dahl, Siegwald Johannes (1827 Dresden 1902). Eingespannt (Put to the Carriage). Young one-horse lively stepping out in slightly outlined landscape with brushwood (?) on the carriage and the Pomeranian first. Pen in black. Inscribed: S. Dahl (18)99 (pen), otherwise in pencil as above. 7 × 9 in (179 × 228 mm).

Siegwald Johannes Dahl, Put to the Carriage

Thieme-Becker VIII, 274 f.; Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon XX, 320; Boetticher, Malerwerke des 19. Jhdts., I/1, 211 ff. – On thin cardboard.

“ D. (son of Joh. Chr. Clausen D., already at the age of 37 honorary member of the Dresden Academy) is above all an animal painter, his Norwegian and German landscapes already technically not coming up to the excellent depictions from the life of the dogs, horses, roes, birds. In respect of loving observations these genre scenes could stand comparison with those of Edw. Landseer whose works D. had studied in London … A not to underestimating influence in this connection D. has excerted on an elder art companion, the ingenious Ferd. v. Raysky, together with whom he yearly made natural studies on the properties of their friends ”

(Thieme-Becker, whose estimate of his portrait drawings

“ drawings  of  partly  extraordinary  delicacy ”

corresponds with the one here, too).

Offer no. 14,556 / EUR  345. / export price EUR  328. (c. US$ 395.) + shipping


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