Johan Christian Dahl (Bergen 1788 - Dresden 1857)
A Mother and Child by the Sea
Signed and dated lower left: ‘J Dahl 1840’oil on canvas 210 x 310 mm.
The Christiana Kuntsforening; Won by M. Thoresen in a lottery organised by the above in 1841; Karl P Wedel-Jagdberg, Christiana (Oslo) 1920 – 1937; by decent to his daughter Baroness Ninni Wedel, Bogstad, Oslo, 1937 – 1945 (her death); Most probably inherited by her daughter Louise Egeberg who subsequently sold it to C.W. Haarland, Stavanger, Norway, 1952 – 1982; by descent to A. Andersen, Oslo, 1982 - 2001
Marie Lǿdrup Bang, ‘Johan Christian Dahl 1788 – 1857, Life and Works’, Oslo, 1987, no. 915ACQUIRED BY THE BARBER INSTITUTE, UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM