Mutter mit spielenden Kindern. Vor 1858.
Pen and ink drawing over pencil, partly with slight wash.
Lower maregin inscribed "Ist der Hans nicht ein Tausentschelm" in pencil. On creme laid paper. 12.2 x 14.5 cm (4.8 x 5.7 in), size of sheet.
• Detailed preliminary drawing for one of Adrian Ludwig Richter's most populau woodcut illustrations.
• Important precursor of modern Germa woodcuts .
PROVENANCE: Collection Theodor Johannsen, Wedel.
Ever since family-owned.
In good condition. With few isolated tiny brownish stains in margins. Verso with narrow consistent glue mounting.
The condition report was compiled in daylight and to the best of knowledge.
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