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The Large German Landscape

A work made of etching on ivory chine and buff wove paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on ivory chine and buff wove paper.




Johann Wilhelm Schirmer
German, 1807-1863

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Johann Wilhelm Schirmer


The Large German Landscape


Germany (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1841


Etching on ivory chine and buff wove paper


Image: 31.8 × 43.2 cm (12 9/16 × 17 1/16 in.); Chine: 41.5 × 50.7 cm (16 3/8 × 20 in.); Plate: 42.7 × 52 cm (16 13/16 × 20 1/2 in.); Sheet: 56.5 × 66.2 cm (22 1/4 × 26 1/8 in.)

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Purchased with funds provided by Celia and David Hilliard; Celia and David Hilliard Endowment Fund

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