View of Koblenz and Castle Ehrenbreitstein from the Rhine

1763
Hendrik de Leth the Younger (Dutch, 1703–1766)


Dimensions

Image: 19 x 29 cm (7 1/2 x 11 7/16 in.) Mount: 33 x 43.5 cm (13 x 17 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1402

Medium or Technique

Pen and wash, with hints of watercolor

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

On mount in Dutch (pen)
‘t Gesigt van de Keurvorstelyke Stadt Cobelens (Coblenz)/en de Fenstung (sic) Eerenbreitstein komende van Zollengers/ opwaarts varende hier loopts de Moesel in den Ryn

Provenance

December 1, 1986, sold by Sotheby-Mak van Way, Amsterdam to Elmar Seibel, Boston; about 1987, gift of Elmar Seibel to his mother, Anna Seibel; 2012, by descent to her son, Elmar Seibel; 2012, year-end gift of Elmar Seibel and Azita Bina to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Azita Bina and Elmar W. Seibel in memory of Anna Seibel