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Inscription

lower right: E. Gaertner fec. 1848

Provenance

By inheritance to the granddaughter of the artist, Ethel Gaertner Pyne [Mrs. Henry Rogers Pyne, d. 1972], Washington, DC; bequest 1973 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1968
Eduard Gaertner, Berlin Museum, 1968, no. 22, as Das Rathaus zu Thorn.
1986
Extended loan for use by The Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C., 1986-2000.
2001
Eduard Gaertner 1801-1877, Museum Ephraim-Palais, Berlin, 2001, no. 194, repro.
Bibliography
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 140, repro.
1979
Wirth, Irmgard. Eduard Gaertner, der berliner Architekturmaler. Frankfurt, 1979: 235, no. 74, fig. 141.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 163, repro.
2000
Eitner, Lorenz. French Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part I: Before Impressionism. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2000: 367-370, repro.