Schrader, Julius Friedrich Anton (1815 Berlin 1900). (The Chiotin at the Well.) In oriental costume, holding a jug under the fish-head bung-hole. On the left another woman with the already filled jug on her head going down to the village in the valley. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. Inscribed: J. Schrader pinx. / W. French sc. / Druck u. Verlag d. Englischen Kunstanstalt v. A. H. Payne Leipzig & Dresden., otherwise in German as above. 19.8 x 14.4 cm.
Offer no. 14,229 / EUR 50. (c. US$ 68.) + shipping
“ I am curious as to the history of this (original Ridinger printing-)plate (just I bought) and the others you have offered. Did you purchase them from the Ridinger estate (indirectly, indeed) or a private collector? These are truly rare one of a kind pieces ”
(Mr. L. A. F., October 28, 2003)