Val Tremola

Val Tremola. With carriages on the serpentine road. Toned wood engraving by Quaat(z) after Albert Hertel (1843 Berlin 1912; “painter of heroic landscapes … a true artistic relation to nature”, Thieme-Becker) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1875-77.) Inscribed: AH 1876 / A. Closs X. I. / Quaat, otherwise typographically in German as above. 7⅝ × 9⅞ in (19.5 × 25.1 cm). – Expressionistic  sujet .

Offer no. 9,792 / EUR  74. (c. US$ 91.) + shipping

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