Emanuel von Baeyer

Two Satyrs Spying on the Sleeping Diana and Nymphs

Jacob Dorner the Elder
1741 Ehrenstetten in Breisgau – 1813 Munich

Black and dark brown ink, brown wash and partially heightened in white. Sheet size: 25.1 x 39 cm. Signed: J. Dorner Direktor.

Dorner's oeuvre was inspired by Netherlandish genre painting.

Another drawing in this Dutch manner and in the same technique was once in the collection Heumann, Chemnitz (Sammlung Heumann, 1957, cat. no. 53, with ill.)

Provenance: An old collector's monogram on verso (not in Lugt)