An album of 54 drawings illustrating typical allegorical and literary themes.
Album of drawings by Friedrich August Moritz Retzsch, 18231839
© Ashmolean Museum
- Graphite or black chalk & coloured wash
- 20.5 x 27.5 x 3 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £16,500)
- Acquired in:
- Maggs Bros
Two of the drawings were reproduced in Retzsch's well known publication 'Phantasien und Wahrheiten' in 1834.
Family of Esdaile of Cothelstone in the 19th century; at auction by Maggs Brothers.