Syracuse, Ruins of the Ancient Theatre of. At the fountain laundry women, in the middle distance property, the circle of the arena dominating the foreground. Wood engraving after Alfred Metzener (Niendorf 1833 – Zweisimmen, Bern, 1905) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1876.) Inscribed: within the subject AM., otherwise typographically in German as above. 4⅞ × 7⅜ in (12.4 × 18.8 cm). – Continuous local text on both sides.
Offer no. 10,375 / EUR 49. (c. US$ 57.) + shipping
“ I am curious as to the history of this (original Ridinger printing) plate (I just 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)