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Thunderstorm in the Mountains

Mountains, Thunderstorm in the. Frightened cattle, goats and asses with lightning in the back at their footbridge swept away by the torrent. Toned wood engraving by Franz Häussler (Altdorf, Wurttemberg, 1845 – Munich 1920) after an original sketch. (1875-77.) Inscribed: F. Häussler. sc., otherwise in German as above. 8¼ × 10¼ in (20.8 × 26 cm).

Although Thieme-Becker and Boetticher mention him as painter only here his inscription in the stock shows a “sc(ulpsit)”.

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