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Pair of Gouaches "View on the Port of Rouen" and "View on the Port of Lillebonne" Jacob Philipp Hackert (1737 - 1807)

Description

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.

REF No. 190