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Landscape with Village, Mill, Pond and Trees

Landscape with Village, Mill, Pond and Trees

19th century

Johann Chr. Xeller

German, 1784-1872

7 11/16 x 14 15/16 in. (19.5 x 38 cm)
LeRoy M. Backus Collection
Provenance: Strauss-Negbauer, Berlin; LeRoy M. Backus collection; bequest from Mr. Backus to Seattle Art Museum, accessioned 1952
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistoryPortland, Oregon, Portland Art Museum, 1946.

New York, New York, Schaeffer Galleries, The Backus Collection, Nov. 1948. Cat. no. 35.

Seattle, Wash., Seattle Art Museum, The Le Roy M. Backus Memorial Collection, 1952. Cat. no. 13, reproduced [as Massys].

Allentown, Pennsylvania, Allentown Art Museum, Gothic to Baroque in Sculpture, Drawings, Prints, Oct. 30 - Dec. 31, 1960. Cat. no. 89.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Old Master Drawings From the Seattle Art Museum Collection, Feb. 7 - Mar. 30, 1980 (Owensboro, Kentucky, Owensboro Museum of Fine Arts, Aug. 30 - Oct. 4, 1981; Claremont, California, Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, Nov. 14 - Dec. 18, 1981; San Diego, California, San Diego Museum of Art, Jan. 1 - 30, 1982; El Paso, Texas, El Paso Museum of Art, Mar. 1 - Mar. 29, 1982; Colorado Springs, Colorado, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, May 8 - June 5, 1982; Baton Rouge, Louisiana Art and Science Center, June 27- July 23, 1982; Littleton, Colorado, Northern Colorado Gallery for the Arts, Arapaho Community College, Sept. 3 - Oct. 1, 1982). Text by Erna Mandowsky. Cat. no. 31, p. 21, reproduced p. 12.

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