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Italian Peasant Family Resting

Benjamin Zix1809

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Details

  • Title: Italian Peasant Family Resting
  • Creator: Benjamin Zix
  • Date Created: 1809
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: http://dac-collection.wesleyan.edu/Obj15026
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Purchase funds, 1969
  • Materials & Techniques: Pen lithograph
  • Keywords: early lithography, families, family, genre, Italy, lithography, peasants
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Printed in Aloys Senefelder’s workshop in Munich, Nov. 15, 1809
  • Bibliography: Nagler, Mon. I, 2144 as “rare”; Nagler, Lex. XXV p. 302, no. 12 (“Peasant Family in a Landscape…”); W. Graeff, “Die Einführung der Lithographie in Frankreich,” 1905, p. 82 note 2 and pp. 121–22 with additional biblographical references. Erroneously titled “Rest on the Flight into Egypt”; L. Dussler, “Die Incunablen der Deutschen Lithographie,” 1924, p. 141 (vol. 18, 3) and 302, erroneously titled “Rest on the Flight into Egypt”; Rudolph Weigel, “Die Werke der Maler,” 1865, p. 742; Exhibition catalogue, Chateau des Rohan, Strasbourg: Benjamin Zix, 1772–1811, December 1961-February 1962, no. 16 with note: “Famille de paysans au repos. Lithographie exécutée en 1809 dans l’atelier d’Alois Senefelder à Munich. (Incunable de la lithographie français.) Signée à gauche: B.Z.H.18.L.25,5. 1er et 2e etat.”
  • Associated People: Created by Benjamin Zix (French, 1772-1811)
  • Accession Number: 1969.35.2

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