Italian landscape with peasant women standing under the aqueduct
* c.1764 in Paris † c.1825 in Paris
Pen and brown ink with brown wash over pencil on paper. Size of sheet: 22.7 x 16.2 cm.
On early 19th century mount; with the collector’s blind stamp lower left. Inscribed on the mount “Chipart del.Copenhague.”
PROVENANCE: From the Collection of Benjamin Wolff (1790-1866) (L.420)
Written biographical sources about Chipart are scarce. It is however known that he sporadically worked as a painter of theatrical scenery at the Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen between c.1794-1825.