Property from a Private Collection, United Kingdom
German, 1857 - 1920
AUF DEN SCHIENEN (ON THE RAILS) (SINGER 178)
etching and aquatint, 1889, the second state (of five), signed and dated in pencil M. Klinger / 9. Marz 89 lower left, numbered no. 9 lower right, on sturdy Japan paper, unframed
plate: 26.5 by 19cm., 10½ by 7½in.
sheet: 60 by 45cm., 23¾ by 17¾in.
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With full margins, in good condition, pale paper disocloration, a few minor fox marks in the margins and verso, a horizontal crease at upper right sheet edge (folded over), remnants of previous hinging at left sheet edge verso, unframed.
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Maximilian (Max) & Hertha Morgenstern, Vienna (acquired directly from the artist); thence by descent to the present owner