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Johan Thomas Lundbye (b. Kalundborg 1818, d. Bedsted 1848)

“En tyr, der har revet sig løs”. A bull that has torn itself loose. Transfer drawing. Signed with monogram and dated Amsterdam 9 July 1846, and inscribed “seet for 11 Aar siden paa Fr.værk” (seen 11 years ago on Frederiksværk). Drawing ink on Japanese paper. Sheet size 11.3×15.5 cm. Unframed.

A signed transfer drawing after an unsigned drawing from Lundbye's sketchbook nr. 35 (Amsterdam, Vognserup and Kalundborg 1846–1847) at the Hirschsprung Collection.

Exhibited: Kunstforeningen, “Arbejder af Johan Thomas Lundbye”, 1893 no. 408. Bispegården (the bishop's manor), Kalundborg, “Johan Thomas Lundbye. Værker fra private samlinger”, 2018, no. 49. Reproduced in the catalogue.

Provenance: The artist and Lundbye's very good friend, Lorenz Frølich, thence by descent until sold at Museumsbygningen auction 27, 2003 no. 185. Private Danish collection of drawings by Johan Thomas Lundbye.

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