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Print from Les Oeuvres Lithographiques

ca. 1811-1816
19th century

Johann Nepomuk Strixner, German, (1782–1855)
Ferdinand Piloty the Elder, German, (1786–1844)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph on laid paper mounted on support sheet
Print impression quality: Excellent
Series: from Les Oeuvres Lithographiques
Edition: Edited by Christian von Mannlich, published by J. Stuntz in Munich 1811–1816. The DAC group has circa 365 of the original 432 works. “Contenant un choix de dessins d’après les grandes maîtres de toutes les écoles, tiré des Musées de sa Majesté le Roi de Bavière.”
Marks: Inscribed in pencil, upper right: “2” (possibly a page number in former album)
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Duplicate from the Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Munich
Bibliography: Dussler p. 136 ff.; Twyman p. 21 ff.
Credit Line: Gift of Joseph Gropper, 1974
Accession Number: 1974.26.17

Commentary

Most prints in this group of 365 lithographs by Strixner and Piloty have not yet been individually cataloged; artist and title information is still general for the entire group.

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This object has the following keywords:
  • 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.]
  • printmaking - Use for the activity of producing prints as works of art; for the specific processes employed, use such terms as "intaglio printing" or "mezzotint." For the production of other types of printed material, use "printing." [April 1993 related terms added. October 1991 scope note changed; descriptor moved.]
  • printmaking techniques

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