PAINTER Anton von Werner Playing Cello - COLOR VICTORIAN Antique Print

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  • Item Category: Fine Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Sep 04, 2014
  • Channel: Auction House

Painter Anton von Werner Playing Cello
Another Quality Print fromMartin2001
Type of print: Wood engraving - This is a page from a German art magazine. Has text unrelated to the illustration on the reverse side.
Year of printing: ca 1890s
Artist - Engraver - Publisher: Gehrke - n/a - Richard Bong, Hanfstaengl, Berlin . Condition: Excellent - Very good - Good - Fair.
Overall dimensions of print:
including blank margins: 10.5 x 15 inches. 1 inch = 2,54 cm
Type of paper: Thick - Heavier - Medium heavy, matte finish - Slightly heavier - Thin. Reverse side: Blank - With text or pictures. Notes: 1. Green 'border' around the print in the photo below is a contrasting background on which the print was photographed, it is not part of the print. 2. For best protection in transit, the print will be mailed in a 3-inch diameter sturdy tube.
of the subject depicted in the print:
At the end of the 19th Century, photography was becoming the medium of choice for making prints of the original works of art. Until then, the engraving was the predominant medium used for this purpose. The engravers, challenged by this new competitive medium, were perfecting their skills and creating wood engravings of unparalleled accuracy, quality and beauty. They became works of art in their own right.
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