Johan Thomas Lundbye
(b. Kalundborg 1818, d. Bedsted 1848)
View from Møllebakken near Kalundborg. Unsigned. Dated “Udsigt fra Møllebakken ved Kallb Aft 5[...]”, and indistinctly inscribed in the upper left corner. On the back studies of ivy, bird and two faces in profile, dated “Vedbend Klb 6 Aug 37”. Pencil on paper. Inscribed with ink in the upper left corner “28” (crossed out), and “75”. Sheet size 8×13.5 cm. Unframed.
Listing of ink numbers on Lundbye's drawings in “Tegninger & Huletanker”, Hirschsprung 1998: 1842–1843 folder I no. 75 (no description). The drawing is registered right after another drawing from Kalundborg dated August 5 1837 (that one in the Hirschsprung Collection, inv. no. 985).
Provenance: Bruun Rasmussen auction 593, 1993 no. 463. Private Danish collection of drawings by Johan Thomas Lundbye.