The melancholic, Eduard Ille
Eduard Ille
The melancholic
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Eduard Ille

The melancholic, 1862


Blatt
288 x 358 mm
Inventory Number
14425
Object Number
14425 Z
Acquisition
Acquired in 1922
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The melancholic
Draughtsman
Series
Die Temperamente in vier Lebensbildern
Part Number / Total
4 / 5
Period Produced
Object Type
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert und datiert in der Darstellung unten rechts (mit der Feder in Grau): E. Ille / 1862; bezeichnet oben (mit der Feder in Grau über Bleistift): Melancholisch.; unten (mit Bleistift): Das müde Haupt trüb in die Hand gestützt, / Der schönen Welt den Rücken zugekehrt, // Der Melancholikus fern einsam sitzt, / Thatlosen Gram's, drin er sich selbst verzehrt.
Captions Added Later
Verso Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356)
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 1922

Work Content

Motifs and References

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  • 32A14 melancholic temperament
  • 25HH156(+1) forest path or lane - HH - ideal landscapes (+ landscape with figures, staffage)
  • 31A2351(+9412) sitting on the ground (+ suffering heartache, heart-break)
  • 42B74 family group, especially parents with their child(ren)

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12.01.2021