Carl Hummel (Weimar 1821 - 1907 Weimar)
Cypresses, Narni, 1844
inscribed on the lower right hand side with pencil: Inv. 205.watercolor on pencil on light cardboard320 × 424 mm
from the artist's estate (1943-1993 preserved in the Schlossmuseum Weimar)Private collection, Germany
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.