9 July 2002
Wilhelm Petersen (Copenhagen 1812-1880)
A view of Nago at sunset
dated 'D 12 October 51' and inscribed 'Nago'
oil on paper
6 7/8 x 11 in. (175 x 279 mm.)
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M. Christensen and J. Faye, Wilhelm Petersen, a forgotten painter of the Golden Age, Copenhagen, 1990, no. 211.
Petersen studied at the Academy in Copenhagen in the 1830. The present oil on paper study was executed during his trip in Italy in 1850-2, and shows Lake Garda seen from Nago-Torbole on the northern shore.
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