Carl Ludwig FROMMEL (Birkenfeld 1789 - Ispringen 1863)
An Ancient Doorway at Tivoli
Watercolour and pencil. Inscribed and dated Tivoli and 1814. on the margin of the old, pale green mount.197 x 173 mm. (7 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)ENQUIRE
During his stay in Italy between 1812 and 1817 Carl Frommel often visited Tivoli, and he drew and engraved several works situated there.The collection of the German architect and decorator Bernhard Himmelheber (1898-1966) comprised mainly German and Italian drawings dating from the 16th to the 19th centuries.
Probably the estate of the artistBernhard Himmelheber, KarlsruheThence by descent to a private collection, Germany.