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Untitled (classical ruins in Egypt)

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Untitled (classical ruins in Egypt)

ca. 1810
19th century
233 x 181 mm (9.2 x 7.1 in.)

[possibly J.] Oberhoffer, German
After Johann Josef Schindler, German, (1777–1836)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph on soft laid paper
Print impression quality: Good, stone scratched
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “J. Oberhoffer f: / 11: nach Schindler”
Marks: Watermark: Profile or bull's head in laurel wreath
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1974
Accession Number: 1974.23.2

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  • architecture - Art or science of designing and building structures, especially habitable structures, in accordance with principles determined by aesthetic and practical or material considerations. Refers also to the structures created. [November 1994 related term added. October 1990 alternate term added.]
  • early lithography
  • lithography - Planographic printing process in which a design is deposited on the stone or plate with a greasy substance and the surface is chemically treated to accept ink only in the greasy areas. [August 1996 alternate term added. March 1995 related term added. January 1993 related terms added. October 1991 scope note changed; descriptor moved.]
  • ruins - Use generally for remains of buildings or groups of buildings that have been destroyed or are in a state of great disrepair or decay.

  • image Dimensions: 233 x 181 mm (9.2 x 7.1 in.)

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