Purchased by Den Hirschsprungske Samling in June 2020.
“Fra de pontiske sumpe”. From the Pontine Marshes. Study. Painted in situ 1836. Unsigned. Oil on paper laid on canvas. 35×49 cm. Damborg frame with label.
Henry Tuxen's unpublished inventory, 1942–1943, of more than 50 of Fritz Petzholdt's paintings in private collection no. 26.
Exhibited: Kunstforeningen (The Art Association), “Fritz Petzholdt 1805–1838”, 1985 no. 45.
Provenance: Winkel & Magnussen auction 336, 1947 no. 234. Bruun Rasmussen auction 490, 1987 no. 276.
Study for the painting “Parti af de Pontiske Sumpe med en flok bøfler” (view from the Pontine Marshes with a herd of buffaloes) from 1838 (The Hirschsprung Collection).
The painting in Hirschsprung Collection was finished in January 1838 according a letter from Petzholdt to Gottlieb Collin.
Date corrected June 7, 2020.