The Collection

Jacob Philipp Hackert - Pair of Gouaches
"View on the Port of Rouen" and "View on the Port of Lillebonne"

Jacob Philipp Hackert (Prenzlau 1737 - Florenz 1807)

Pair of Gouaches "View on the Port of Rouen" and "View on the Port of Lillebonne"
View of the Harbour of Lillebonne. Gouache and watercolour, 17 x 23 cm. Signed
on the stern of the boat at the front right CHA[...]U[O?]T[...]. This is not the artist’s signature
but probably the name of the boat. Description on a card on the back of the painting written
by a different hand: Gezeichnet nach der Natur in der Normandie nach dem zerstorten Schlos
Gaillard / III (drawn from nature in Normandy, after the ruined Chateau Gaillard / III).

View of Rouen Harbour. Gouache and watercolour, 17.5 x 23 cm, signed J. P.
Hackert, 1766. Description written on card on the back by a different hand: In Rouen nach die
Natur gezeichnet (drawn in Rouen from nature).




Expertise:
Dr. Claudia Nordhoff, Rom 27. Augsut 2012.
Provenance: The pictures come from the collection of Consul Dr. Werner Schwarz (1880–
1971) in Berlin. They were inherited by the present owner.
Literature: Bruno Lohse, Jakob Philipp Hackert, Leben und Anfange
seiner Kunst. Emsdetten 1936. – Claudia Nordhoff/Hans Reimer, Jakob Philipp Hackert
1737-1807. Verzeichnis seiner Werke. 2 volumes, Berlin 1994. – Thomas Weidner, Jakob
Philipp Hackert: Landschaftsmaler im 18. Jahrhundert. Berlin 1998. – Cesare de Seta/Claudia
Nordhoff, Hackert. Naples 2005. – Exhibition catalogue Jakob Philipp Hackert, la linea
analitica della pittura di paesaggio in Europa, ed. Cesare de Seta, Caserta, Palace, 2007. –
Exhibition catalogue Jakob Philipp Hackert, Europas Landschaftsmaler der Goethezeit, ed.
Andreas Stolzenburg, Weimar, Neues Museum/Hamburg, Kunsthalle, 2008.

The pictures were published by Lohse 1936, pp. 90–91, nos. 94–97 und Nordhoff/Reimer
1994, II, cat. nos. 18–20 and 416.

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