17 December 1998
Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki (1726-1801)
Portrait of a young man in profile
signed (?) 'D.Chodowiecki'
red chalk counterproof, watermark letters and device
362 x 325 mm.; and two landscape drawings by
Johann Kuster (3)
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Although not incised, this counterproof was possibly taken in preparation for a print. It may be compared to a portrait of similar format and technique formerly with Arnoldi-Livie, Munich, Gemälde und Zeichnungen 1490-1918, 1987, no. 7.
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