View of Caorso near Piacenza
  • Carl Graeb
  • Berlin 1816 - 1884
  • View of Caorso near Piacenza, 1843
  • Watercolour on paper,
  • signed with pen on the lower left: C. Graeb
  • 348 × 452 mm
Rudolph Ph. Goldschmidt, Berlin (Lugt 2926),
his sale with Prestel, Frankfurt/Main 1917,
private collection, Berlin

An extended journey brought the artist to Italy in 1843. The watercolour shown here must have originated during this stay. It depicts the palace of the Mandelli family in Caorso with its medieval tower. Reconstruction work from 1900 to 1914 altered the appearance of this complex.