Overview

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Inscription

signed and dated at bottom right in black ink: G. Dillis fecit/1801; dated on original backing cardboard: den 23. May 1801

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

(sale, Hugo Ruef, Munich, 23 November 1972, no cat.). Wolfgang Ratjen, Munich; purchased 2007 by NGA.

Exhibition History

1976
William Turner und die Landschaft seiner Zeit. Kunsthalle, Hamburg, 1976, 320, no. 332.
1979
Münchner Landschaftsmalerei 1800 - 1850, Lenbachhaus, Munich, 1979, 71, 231, no. 83.
1991
Johann Georg Dillis 1759 - 1841, Landschaft und Menschenbild, Neue Pinakothek, Munich, Albertinum, Dresden, 1991 - 1992, frontispiece, 148, 152, 154, no. 56.
2008
L'Age d'or du romantisme allemand: Aquarelles et dessins à l'époque de Goethe, Musée de la Vie romantique, Paris, 2008, no. 16
2010
German Master Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, 1580 - 1900, NGA, 2010, 19, 34, 38, 137, 138, 140,142-143, 149, 150, 232, no. 45 (entry by Hinrich Sieveking).

Bibliography

1972
"Ans der Auktion bei Hugo Ruef, München, 22. - 25. November 1972." Weltkunst, vol. 22 (Nov. 15, 1972): 1750-1751, 1753 (ill.).
1972
"Hugo Ruef, München, 22. - 25. November 1972." Weltkunst, vol. 24 (December 15, 1972): 1902.
1974
Bernhard, Marianne. Deutsche Romantik. Handzeichnungen. Munich, 1974: vol. 1, 187, detail on dust jacket.
1977
Ebertshäuser, Heidi and Petra Kipphoff. Die Schönsten Zeichnungen der Deutschen Romantik. Munich, 1977: 65, detail on dust jacket.
1985
Gabler, August. "Der Maler v. Dillis auf dem Hesselberg." Alt Dinkelsbühl: Mitteilungen aus der Geschichte Dinkelsbühls und seiner Umgebung, vol. 61, no. 4 (September 1985): 26.
1985
Gabler, August. "Drei Maler der romantik um und in Dinkelsbühl." Alt Dinkelsbühl: Mitteilungen aus der Geschichte Dinkelsbühls und seiner Umgebung, vol. 61, no. 2 (April 1985): 10-11.
1989
Johann Georg von Dillis 1759 - 1841. Zeichnungen und Aquarelle aus den Sammlungen des Historischen Vereins von Oberbayern im Stadtarchiv München, Munich, 1989, 62, under no. 20, 76, under no. 36.
1992
Krätz, Otto. Goethe und die Naturwissenschaften. Munich, 1992: 56-57.
1992
Moore, Susan. "Dillis: An Unexpected Journey." Financial Times, January 17, 1992, ill.
1998
Sieveking, Hinrich. Fuseli to Menzel: Drawings and Watercolors in the Age of Goethe from a German Private Collection. New York, 1998: 52, no. 8, nn. 1, 9.
2001
Lachenmann, David. "Wolfgang Ratjen as Collector." Master Drawings 39 (2001): 110, 113, n. 13, back cover (ill.).
2010
Robison, Andrew. "German Drawings for the National Gallery of Art: The Wolfgang Ratjen Collection." NGA Bulletin, Spring 2010: 13, 15, fig. 17.

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