Description After studying at the Düsseldorf Academy and then with his brother, Andreas, Oswald Achenbach traveled through Germany, Switzerland, and particularly Italy, refining his abilities as a landscape artist. Drawing directly from nature, he played an important part in the spread of realist landscape painting in Germany.
- A Supple Brush: The Flowering of Continental Watercolors. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979.
- A Connoisseur's Portfolio: Nineteenth-century Drawings and Watercolors in the Walters Art Gallery. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1983.
- Artists as Travellers. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988.
- Italian Vistas: Selections from the Permanent Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1992-1993.
- A Medley of German Drawings. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1996.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Lower right: OW Achenbach
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters
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