Marino at Lake Albano. Partial view. In front several women, one of which carrying a basket on her head. Wood engraving after Johannes Graf (Fraustadt, Posen, 1837 – Bad Landeck, Silesia, 1917) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1876.) Inscribed: Graf, otherwise in German as above. 7⅝ × 5⅛ in (19.5 × 13 cm).
BACK: Roman Peasants. In the yard with loaded donkey and two sheep. Wood engraving after Ludwig von Kurella (1836 Warsaw 1902) as above. Inscribed: Lud. Kurella, otherwise in German as above. 8 × 5 in (20.2 × 12.6 cm). – Continuous local text on both sides.
Offer no. 10,296 / EUR 50. (c. US$ 60.) + 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)