Wilhelm Simmler, On the Battue

Simmler, Wilhelm (Geisenheim, Rhinegau, 1840 – 1914[?]). On the Battue. Herd of red deer in full flight breaking through and running down the chain of drivers trying in horror to get out of harms way. Wood engraving in the Xylographic Institute of O. Roth, Leipsic, after the painting of 1867. (1873.) Inscribed: WS (ligated, in reverse) / X. A. v. O. Roth, Leipzig., otherwise in German as above. 7⅜ × 9½ in (18.6 × 24.2 cm). – Boetticher 5. – Cf. Nagler, Monogramists V, 428.

Offer no. 11,197 / EUR  91. (c. US$ 110.) + shipping

“ Many thanks for your message. Thank you very much for sending the (Anthonie) Waterloo … I am grateful to you for the opportunity to buy the etching. It was interesting to learn about its provenance … The Waterloo etching arrived safely today, beautifully wrapped. Thank you very much indeed ”

(Mr. M. L., April 24 and 29 resp. and May 6, 2003)


The  Cream  of  the  Day