Study of a recumbant Figure

Friedrich Overbeck

Lübeck 1789 - 1869 Rome


Study of a recumbant Figure

Preparatory figure study for the fresco 'The Death of Odoardo and Gildippe' of the Casino Massimo, Rome, 1826

Graphite
17,2 x 23,7 cm
With the watermark 'H. Dobbs. 1805'


For literature concerning the fresco see exhib. cat. I Nazareni a Roma, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome, January 22 - March 22, 1981, ill. p. 405 and Kurt Gerstenberg and Paul Ortwin Rave, Die Wandgemälde der deutschen Romantiker im Casino Massimo zu Rom, Berlin 1934, ill. 29

PROVENANCE:
Private collection, Germany

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