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Inscription

lettered below image, at right: Blechen 1823; on verso, in graphite, by later hand: Karl Blechen. 1823. Ruve 477. / 1798 Kottbus - Berlin 1840 / 7645

Provenance

Nationalgalerie, Berlin (Lugt 1640); Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin (Lugt 2482). Rudolf Philip Goldschmidt, Berlin [c.1840-1914] (Lugt 2926). Ruth Kainen, Washington, D.C. (not in Lugt); Gift to NGA, 2012.

Exhibition History
2014
Modern German Prints and Drawings from the Kainen Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2014.
Bibliography
1940
Karl Blechen: Leben, Würdigung, Werk. Berlin: Deutscher Verein für Kunstwissenschaft, 1940: no. 477, only.