Pilgrimage to the Französisch Bucholz Spa near Berlin

A work made of etching and engraving on cream laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching and engraving on cream laid paper.

Date:

1779

Artist:

Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki
German, 1726-1801

About this artwork

The caption reads: "The artist had promised his children a Sunday trip to the Französisch Bucholz—at that time a frequently visited pleasure spot—but the trip was cancelled because of the streaming rain and the carriage that failed to show up. To make up to them for the cancelled trip, he drew up a delightful image of the trip as planned, and the various family members can be identified therein."

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Artist

Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki

Title

Pilgrimage to the Französisch Bucholz Spa near Berlin

Origin

Germany

Date

1779

Medium

Etching and engraving on cream laid paper

Dimensions

128 × 176 mm (image/plate); 165 × 210 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Gift of Alfred E. Hamill

Reference Number

1924.798

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