4 July 2006
Johann Ludwig Bleuler (Peerthalen 1792-1850 Schauffhausen)
The Falls at Schauffhausen at night, the Castle of Laufen in the background
signed and inscribed 'Chez Louis Bleuler au château de Laufen près Schaffhouse en Suisse'
bodycolour, black ink framing lines
2¾ x 32 in. (600 x 810 mm.)
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After a short period in Paris, Bleuler returned to his native Switzerland and established his studio in the Castle of Laufen, which an be seen in the background of the present drawing.
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