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The Old Market, Florence (Mercato Vecchio)

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The Old Market, Florence (Mercato Vecchio)

19th century
179 x 257 mm (7 x 10.1 in.)

Otto Henry Bacher, American, (1856–1909)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and drypoint printed in brown ink on laid paper
State: Second of two states
Print impression quality: Very good
Series: from The Florentine Series
Marks: Signed in plate, lower center: “Otto/Florence/81”; inscribed in pencil (in other hand?), lower left: “Old Market”
Marks: Watermark: Shield with partial letter M and five circles
Bibliography: William H. Andrews, Otto H. Bacher (Madison, 1973), cat. no. 1.
Credit Line: Campus Art Collection transfer (Art Department purchase funds), 1958
Accession Number: 1958.44.1

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  • cityscapes - Use for creative works that depict settlements that may be considered cities. For creative works depicting settlements that may be considered towns, use "townscapes (representations)." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer
  • Florence - TGN 7000457 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)
  • Italy - TGN 1000080
  • marketplaces - Use for widened streets, neighborhood or town squares, or other mostly open public spaces where booths and stalls may be erected for public sales. [July 1993 lead-in terms added.]
  • markets (events) - Use for meetings of people at a stated time and place for the purpose of private buying and selling, usually not by auction. For exhibitions in which different exhibitors participate to publicize and promote their products, services, or activities, sometimes though not necessarily involving buying and selling, use "fairs." [April 1996 scope note changed; related term added. March 1993 scope note changed. May 1991 alternate term added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 179 x 257 mm (7 x 10.1 in.)

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