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Drawings, 1844-1845

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MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d. 4

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Drawings made by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy in the neighbourhood of Frankfurt during the summers of 1844 and 1845, in a book inscribed to him by E[lisabeth Wilhelmine] J[eanrenau]d, Jul 1844. His name, 'Frankfurt a. M. am Fahrthor bei Mme. Souchay. d. 11 Aug 1844' is on fol. i.
  1. (fol. la) Kronenberg [Cronberg], 20 Jul 1844. Loose sheet fastened in.
  2. (fol. 2v) [Taunus] forest, 21 Jul. Loose sheet fastened in.
  3. (fol. 3) Soden, 25 Jul.
  4. (fol. 4) Auf den 3 Linden bei Soden, 25 Jul.
  5. (fols. 5-6) Altdahn [Schloss Dahn] [3?] Aug. One watercolour and one pencil sketch.
  6. (fol. 7) Neuenhayn, 8 Aug.
  7. (fol. 8) Zwischen Eppstein und Wildsachsen, 30 Aug.
  8. (fol. 9) Soden, 4 Sep.
  9. (fol. 10) Bei Neuenhain, 11 Sep.
  10. (fol. 11) Die Linden, 11 Sep.
  11. (fol. 12) Neuenhain, 12 Sep.
  12. (fol. 13) [Family portrait], Soden, 17 Sep. Reproduced by J. Petitpierre, The Romance of the Mendelssohns, 1947, p. 191.
  13. (fol. 14) [Garden at] Soden, 3 Jul 1845.
  14. (fol. 15) 3 Linden, 2 Jul.
  15. (fol. 16) G√ľnthersthal, 13 Jul.
  16. (fols. 35-36) 2 unfinished sketches on loose sheets.

Dates

  • 1844-1845

Extent

38 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d. 4

Custodial History

Bequeathed by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's granddaughter Miss M. D. M. Benecke to Miss M. E. Andrews.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Miss Andrews through Miss Margaret Deneke, 1962.

Physical Facet

Binding: ornamented green paper on boards with cloth back and loops for brushes. i + 37 leaves (17-34 blank). No watermark.

Dimensions

Oblong, 230 √ó 295 mm.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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