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Antique Print-MARY-INFANT CHRIST-FLOWER-Strixner-1832
- Antique print, untitled. The Virgin Mary holding the infant Christ in her arm. Both hold a flower. Tinted lithograph on wove paper. Description: This gorgeous large old antique lithographic print originates from the monumental early lithographic work: 'Die Sammlung Alt- Nieder- un Ober-Deutscher Gamalde der Bruder Boisseree und Bertram, lithographiert von J.N. Strixner.', published in Stuttgart 1821-1836. This work was published in 38 parts, each containing 3 ?lithographs in a wrapper. This work depicts the painting collection of the brothers Sulpiz and Melchior Boisseree and Johann Bertram. This collection was acquired in this period by King Ludwig of Bavaria, and Strixner finished this work in Munich. At the time it became popular to record famous collections through lithography. The parts of this work were sold for 10 Gulden/Forint early on. Ref: IconClass 11F4112 Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Johann Nepomuk Strixner' after an anonymous artist. Johann Nepomuk Strixner (German 1782-1855), was one of the earliest lithographers. Educated in drawing and engraving he became a student in the workshop of the inventor of Lithography (invented c. 1796) Alois Senefelder and participated in the early experimenting and projects. He then became a professional lithographer helping to record famous Munich Museum collections. After being hired by the Boisseree brothers he was send to Paris to master the French development in lithography. Condition: Very good, given age. Small margins, as issued. Sheet minimally browned with age. Without the carrier sheet. A crease in the lower edge of the image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: B26-46 The overall size is ca. 12.7 x 18.9 inch. The image size is ca. 12.6 x 18.7 inch. The overall size is ca. 32.3 x 48 cm. The image size is ca. 31.9 x 47.6 cm.
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