A Beech Wood with a Resting Traveler

Christoph Nathe (German, 1753-1806)1803

The Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland, United States

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  • Title: A Beech Wood with a Resting Traveler
  • Creator: Christoph Nathe (German, 1753-1806)
  • Date Created: 1803
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 37.5 x 57.6 cm (14 3/4 x 22 11/16 in.)
  • Provenance: Arno Hoffmann, Neugersdorf, until 1928; Dr. Franz Ulrich Apelt, Zittau, thence by descent; C. G. Boerner, NYC
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: CC0
  • External Link: https://clevelandart.org/art/2011.118
  • Medium: brown and gray wash with extensive point of brush work, with traces of black chalk underdrawing on ivory wove paper
  • Inscriptions: Inscribed lower right in brown watercolor:" CN 1823" Verso: collector's stamp, in light brown ink: "Dr. Apelt / Zittau enclosed in a square [not in Lugt]" in graphite: "No. 6 [crossed out]" in blue ink: "Nathe"
  • Department: Drawings
  • Culture: Germany, 19th century
  • Credit Line: Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund
  • Collection: DR - German
  • Accession Number: 2011.118

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