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View of Castle Ehrenbreitstein from the Rhine

Inscription

On mount in Dutch (pen) ‘t Gesigt van de festung Eerenbreitstein benevens/ Het Keurvorstelyke Paleys/ opwaarts Varende (opwaarts connected in graphite to “Nederwart”)

Provenance

December 1, 1986, sold by Sotheby-Mak van Way, Amsterdam to Elmar Seibel, Boston; about 1987, gift of Elmar Seibel to his mother, Anna Seibel; 2012, by descent to her son, Elmar Seibel; 2012, gift of Elmar Seibel and Azita Bina to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Azita Bina and Elmar W. Seibel in memory of Anna Seibel

1763

Dimensions

Image: 19 x 29 cm (7 1/2 x 11 7/16 in.) Mount: 33 x 43.5 cm (13 x 17 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1401

Medium or Technique

Pen and wash, with hints of water color

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