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Die Lorelei (The Lorelei)
  • Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze
    1816–1868
    born: Schwäbisch-Gmünd, Germany ; died: Washington, DC, United States ; active: United States
  • Die Lorelei (The Lorelei), 1844
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • pencil on paper
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 285 x 222 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1995.0028
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Drawing after poem by Heinrich Heine. A woman playing a harp on a cliff. "The Mournful Harpist"