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DAY & FABER master drawings

    Johan Christian Dahl (Bergen 1788 - Dresden 1857)

    Study for "Mother and Child by the Sea”, 1830

    Description:

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    signed and dated lower left: J Dahl / 29 Marts 1830
    black chalk and brown wash
    107 x 205 mm.

    Provenance:

    Siegwald Johannes Dahl d. 1902
    by descent to Catharina Streidel Dahl
    Blomqvist Kunsthandel, March 1919
    The father of the present owner, b. 1933.
    Private Collection, Norway

    Note:

    A study for "Mother and Child by the Sea" of 1830 now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Dahl returned to the same subject in 1840 in an oil painting, now in the Barber Institute, Birmingham, possibly as a tribute to his friend and mentor Casper David Friedrich, who died on the 7th May of that year.

    Study for "Mother and Child by the Sea”, 1830