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DAY & FABER master drawings

    Carl Hummel (Weimar 1821 - 1907 Weimar)

    Cypresses, Narni, 1844

    Description:

    inscribed on the lower right hand side with pencil: Inv. 205.
    watercolor on pencil on light cardboard
    320 × 424 mm

    Provenance:

    from the artist's estate (1943-1993 preserved in the Schlossmuseum Weimar)
    Private collection, Germany

    Note:

    This watercolour was painted during a trip through Italy and Sicily in 1842-1846. The nature of the landscape and the treatment of light and colour corresponds to studies done by Hummel in the summer of 1844 in the small town of Narni in Umbria.

    Cypresses, Narni, 1844