With the Boots in the Right ,
the Left is fine for something else
Sonderland, Johann Baptist (1805 Dusseldorf 1878). Shoemaker Apprentice and a young Apple Seller wrangling with each other. Black chalk and wash over pencil, heightened with white, on brownisch thin cardboard. 15¼ × 11⅜ in (387 × 289 mm).
Boetticher II/2, 771 f.; Thieme-Becker XXXI, 275. – Repaired tear of 10 cm at the lower right. Apart from that some further repaired marginal tears, mostly minimal only.
Characteristic work .
Sonderland, pupil of Cornelius and Schadow, was in like manner as painter, draughtsman, etcher, and lithographer an esteemed representative of the Dusseldorf School.
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