Original antique print, titled: ‘Die Spinnstube’. It shows: a lively scene of a spinning house, where four women are working at spinning wheels. The women are all accompanied by men, one pair is dancing in the middle, while one of the men plays an accordeon. Two of the remaining men are smoking pipes. Rare.
Made by Adolf Wagenmann after Wilhelm Emil Robert Heck.
Medium: engraving / etching on wove paper.
Sheet size: 60 x 51.5 cm (23.62 x 20.28 inch). Image size: 53.5 x 44 cm. (21.06 x 17.32 inch).
Condition: good, given age. A closed tear in the bottom margin. Foxing and ghosting to the margins. Image very good. Paper weak on the platemark, three repairs using acid-free archival tape to the rear. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
SPINNING-WHEEL-DANCE-ACCORDEON | DP-A1-001-24
Printed by Niederbuhl published by H. Schoenlein, Stuttgart in c. 1860. Master print. Our definition of master print is: a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters. Artists and Engravers: Engraved by A. Wagenmann after R. Heck.
Biography engraver: Adolf Wagenmann (1839-?) was a German engraver.
Biography artist: Wilhelm Emil Robert Heck (1831-1889) was a German painter.