Nymph by a Brook, Hans Thoma
Hans Thoma
Nymph by a Brook
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Hans Thoma

Nymph by a Brook, 1887


Blatt
236 x 312 mm
Physical Description
Brush in black and watercolour, heightened with white, over pencil on wove paper
Inventory Number
SG 2004
Object Number
SG 2004 Z
Acquisition
Acquired in 1939 as a gift from the Eiser-Küchler Thoma Collection
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Nymph by a Brook
Draughtsman
Period Produced
Object Type
Physical Description
Brush in black and watercolour, heightened with white, over pencil on wove paper
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Monogrammiert und datiert unten links (mit der Feder in Schwarz): HTh [HT ligiert] 87.
Captions Added Later
Verso unten links Stempel der Städtischen Galerie, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2371c), mit zugehöriger Inventarnummer
Watermark
  • Nicht geprüft

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Acquisition
Acquired in 1939 as a gift from the Eiser-Küchler Thoma Collection

Work Content

Iconclass

Primary
  • 92L3 nymphs (in general); 'Ninfe in commune' (Ripa)
  • 31AA2361(+1) lying on the back with uplifted upper part of the body - AA - female human figure (+ front view)
  • 25HH212(+1) brook - HH - ideal landscapes (+ landscape with figures, staffage)
  • 25II3(+1) farm or solitary house in landscape - II - ideal landscapes (+ city(-scape) with figures, staffage)
  • 25F51(FROG) tailless amphibians: frog
  • 25F36(DUCK) water-birds: duck

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15.02.2021