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Bach in Arts - Bach Portrait

B-42

Type:

Bach Drawing

Title:

Pencil and wash drawing

Description:

Presumably second half of the 18th century. Published in 1895 as a photogravure by its then owner Friedrich Edwin Bormann (Meisenbach, Riffarth & Co., Leipzig, Berlin and Munich) with evidence that it was a direct family legacy, and declared an authentic ad-visum portrait on the basis of expert examination. In 1907 the next owner, August Edwin Bormann, connected it not very plausibly with the Hirschberg organist Johann Balthasar Reimann (1702-1749) and his visit to Bach in Leipzig between 1729 and 1740.

Measures:

On parchment
11.3 x 8.5 cm
Unsigned.

Creator:

?

History:

Owned by the Leipzig family of Bormann until 1912. From 1912 to 1944 owned by Dr. Ernst Fleischhaucr, Dresden; present owner unknown.

Current Location:

Photogravure in Bach-Archiv, Leipzig

Photograph by:

Comments:

Buy item at:

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Source/Links: Bach-Dokumente IV (1979)
Contributor:
Thomas Braatz (December 2007)

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