Der Charfunkel (The Red Gemstone)

1834
Eduard Jakob von Steinle (Austrian, active in Germany, 1810–1886)


Dimensions

Image: 29.4 x 32.6 cm (11 9/16 x 12 13/16 in.) Sheet: 31.7 x 34.9 cm (12 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2005.326

Medium or Technique

Pen and black ink over graphite on cream wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Illustration for the poem “Der Karfunkel” in “Allemannische Gedichte für Freunde ländlicher Natur und Sitten” by Johann Peter Hebel, first published Karlsruhe, 1803.

Inscription

In graphite, l.l. in image: St. fec. 1834; center, below border line: "Der Charfunkel seihe Hebel Alleman: Ged."

Provenance

Frederic R. Halsey, New York (1847–1918) [Lugt 1308]; retroactive accession by MFA from unknown source, 20 October 2005.

Credit Line

Source unidentified