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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M24321
People
Henry Ritter, German (Montreal, Canada 1816 - 1853 Düsseldorf)
Title
Titlepage, Schattenseiten der Düsseldorfer Maler
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Schattenseiten der Düsseldorfer Maler...
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1845
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Lithograph
Dimensions
design: 39.1 x 31.9 cm (15 3/8 x 12 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • legend: yes, integrated within the design, printer's ink, lithograph, German, signed: SCHATTENSEITEN / DER / DUSSELDORFER / MALER / nebst / VERKURZTEN / ANSICHTEN / ihrer / LETZEN LEISTNGEN / von / H. Ritter. / und W. Campenhausen / Dü [---] eldorf. / [---] 45 ["Hidden Aspects of Düsseldorf Painters with Abbreviated Views of Their Latest Productions"]
  • legend: lower portion of image, printer's ink, lithograph, signed, in artist's hand: 1845 HR gedruckt bei W. Severin Ddorf [Note: the artist's monogram (HR or WC) and the date appear on each print in the series, with the artist's name added below in the individual portraits, as well as the printer's identification. Also appearing is the signature of the artist represented in the portrait, below the image, with that artist's monogram sometimes appearing at the top of the image.]
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Fund for the Acquisition of Prints Older than 150 Years
Accession Year
2000
Object Number
M24321
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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