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Lobster Pots (The "Second Venice Set")

Inscription

Inscribed in lower right: Selsea Bill

Marks

Verso bottom center brown ink -- mark of Otto Gerstenberg, Lugt 2785

Provenance

Otto Gerstenberg (b. 1848 - d. 1935; Lugt 2785), Berlin; 1935, to his daughter, Margarethe Scharf (b. 1889), Berlin; 1961, to her son, Dieter Scharf (b. 1926 - d. 2001), Berlin. 1966, sold by R.E. Lewis, Inc., San Francisco, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 1966)

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund

about 1880–81

Catalogue Raisonné

Kennedy 235, first state of three

Accession Number

66.962

Medium or Technique

Etching, printed in dark brown ink

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