Inscribed in plate below image, l. l.: C. W.? Kolbe 5. Collectors stamp in black ink on recto, l. r. conrer of mount just barely overlapping the corner of the print; and on the verso of the print: WPL (according to Lugt, probably German, late 18th or early 19th century). Inscribed in brown ink, within platemark, ul l.: "830". Inscribed in brown ink, u. l. corner of mount: "830" (the upper half of the numbers have been cut off).
Lee M. Friedman Fund
- Carl Wilhelm Kolbe, German, 1757–1835
19.05 x 26.2 cm (7 1/2 x 10 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching on laid paper mounted at the left edge to a backing sheet of blue-green laid paper which is washed in the margins with pale brown watercolor (characteristic mount of the collector), unrecorded proof impression