19th CenturyBedroomDrawingMotherhoodRealism

Original Drawing by Alfred Van Muyden

Jacques Alfred van MUYDEN

(Lausanne, 1818 – 1898 Champel)

The Prison Visit

Original Drawing by

Son of a Dutchman from Utrecht and a Swiss woman from the Canton de Vaud, Alfred van Muyden studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich. He was a co-founder of the Société des peintres et sculpteurs suisses.Van Muyden lived and worked for a number of years in Italy, where this drawing was done. A watercolor with a similar theme dates 1840 and is believed to have been excecuted in Albano.

Dimensions: 44 x 57 cm

Condition: Spotting of sheet as shown. The spotting is less pronounced to the naked eye than in this detailed scan.