22 January 2004
Adolph Friedrich von Menzel (Breslau 1815-1905 Berlin)
Portraits of a girl and an old woman, bust-length
signed and dated 'A.M./86.'
5¼ x 7 7/8 in. (133 x 199 mm.)
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M. Jordan and R. Dohme, Das Werk Adolph Menzels. Vom Künstler autorisierte Ausgabe, Munich, 1890, I, p. 75.
Dr. Marie Ursula Riemann Reyher has kindly confirmed the attribution on studying the drawing in the original.
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