Bernese Oberland – Kindler, Albert (Allenbach [Constance] 1833 – Merano 1876). Inn in the Bernese Oberland. Young man caressing the girl at the bar with carafes, glasses, and cups. Beside them, suggestively facing each other, dog and cat. At the table left three men, one inspecting an insect with a magnifying glass. At the wall behind grandfather clock. Toned wood engraving by Richard Henkel for Adolf Cloß, Stuttgart. (1875-77.) Inscribed: A. Kindler / A Closs X. I. R. Henkel sc., otherwise typographically as above. 8⅜ × 9¾ in (21.2 × 24.7 cm). – Two feeble pleats.
Offer no. 9,719 | EUR 72. (c. US$ 87.) + 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)