Fred R. Kline Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Artist: Joseph Anton Koch (Germany, 1768-1839)
Title: Bernese Oberland Landscape with Women Working
Medium: Pen, black ink, brush & brown wash, white heightening, pencil
Dimensions: 8 ¼ x 11 1/8 inches [209 x 280 mm]
Koch authorship was attributed by Fred R. Kline who discovered the drawing. Kline's attribution was confirmed by Christian von Holst, editor of the Koch Catalogue Raisonne. Note: The Koch idea was first suggested by Eugene V. Thaw.
His Family, Bern, Switzerland; and by descent (artist not identified)
Art Market (artist not identified)
Fred R. Kline Gallery, Santa Fe (here attributed to Koch)
Eugene V. Thaw
Thaw Collection, The Pierpont Morgan Library, NY
Note: The drawing is widely considered the finest Koch drawing in a United States public collection.
The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York
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