22 January 2004
Jakob Philipp Hackert (Prenzlau 1737-1807 San Piero di Careggio)
The water mill at Ivry with fishermen on a boat in the foreground
signed and dated 'Jacq: Ph: Hackert f: à Yvré 1767._'
7 7/8 x 10 7/8 in. (200 x 277 mm.)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 21 April 1926, part of lot 51.
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C. Nordhoff and H. Reiner, Jakob Philipp Hackert 1737-1807, Verzeichnis Seiner Werke, Berlin, 1994, no. 31.
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