Beach at Savona

Savona, Beach at. Large archway with old fortifications, with several girls near by. Toned wood engraving by Alfred Niedermann (1843 Zurich 1926) after Arthur Calamé (1843 Geneva 1919) for A. Cloß, Stuttgart. (1876.) Inscribed: AR Calame del. / A. Closs X. I. / Niedermann sc., otherwise typographically in German as above. 9¾ × 7⅜ in (24.9 × 18.7 cm).

“ C. is especially impressed by the sea and the boats and fills numerous sketchbooks … Frequent stays in Italy, foremost in Venice … besides in San Remo, Savona, Capodimonte, Piedigrotto, Amalfi … As ‘painter of the sea’ C. represented a restrained realism, frequently with atmospheric depictions of the Mediterranean life ”

(Valentina Anker, Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon XV [1997], 546)

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„ Vielen Dank für Alles, liebe Grüße und schönes Wochenende von der Mosel Herzlichst “

(Frau A. B., 4. April 2003)