Eugen Bracht, Megalithic Tomb on Luneburg Heath

Bracht, Eugen (Morges 1842 – Darmstadt 1921). Megalithic tomb on Luneburg Heath. In picturesque moonlight, in front on the path male hare with doe. Wood engraving for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1880/81.) Inscribed: A. Closs X. I. / Eugen Bracht, otherwise as above. 6⅞ × 9¼ in (17.4 × 23.6 cm).

“ (Bracht) leaves behind an extensive pictorial and drawn work dedicated almost exclusively to the landscape … The first main creative phase (1875-93) shows several German heath landscapes (Luneburg Heath, Rügen, High Venn) with pastoral and historizing motifs. The supra-regional success of his meager landscape depictions results in official orders … ”

(Manfred Großkinsky, Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon XIII, 1996, 511).

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“ … that I have received the parcel in good order. Very well and professional packed indeed. The litho of Mourot is according to my expectations. The drawing is rare. Colouring most probably same time … ”

(Mr. P. v. d. W., June 26, 2003)