German School, 17th Century
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German School, 17th Century

A dead common wood pigeon (Columba palumbus)

Details
German School, 17th Century
A dead common wood pigeon (Columba palumbus)
watercolour and bodycolour
6 ½ x 14 ¼ in. (16.5 x 36 cm)
Provenance
August Artaria (1807-1893), Vienna (L. 33); Artaria & Co, Vienna, 6-13 May, 1896, lot 1118 (as Hans Hoffmann).
Richard Ederheimer, New York and Florence (around 1885-?); Anderson Galleries, New York, 6 November 1924, lot 6 (as Hans Hoffmann).
Private collection, Westchester, NY.
Private collection, Ashland, Oregon.
Anonymous sale; Swann Galleries, New York, 23 January 2003, lot 318 (as follower of Hans Hoffmann).
with C.G. Boerner, New York.
Literature
N. Strasser, Dessins des écoles du nord du XVe au XVIIIe siècle. Collection Jean Bonna, Geneva, 2013, no. 28, ill.
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