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Artist:     Vinzenz Georg Kininger (1767 - 1851) and Kilian Poninger jun.(1788-1829)
Title:     From the seria depicting old folk job: "Woodchopper /in German: Holzhacker"
Item ID   3470
Price:     300.00 €


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It is one of 6 hand coloured engravings, executed ca. in 1810s and depicting a seria of old Austrian folk jobs . Actual piece titled in German "Holzhacker" ( in English: Woodchopper" ). The author is Austrian miniature painter and graphic artist Kilian Ponheimer jun. (1788 - Vienna - 1829 ), who created this seria after drawing designs of his teacher, important Austrian miniature, watercolour painter, drawer and etcher Vincenz Georg Kininger ( 1767 Regensburg - 1851 Vienna). Both artists: drawer and etcher are good represanted in the artist lexicons by Thieme/Becker and by Prof.H.Fuchs.

Literature: F.von Boetticher "List of paintings of 19th century"(in German),Leipzig,1892, "General Artist´s Lexicon " by Thieme/Becker, Leipzig, 1999; H.Fuchs" Österreichische Maler des 19. Jahrhunderts", Vienna, 1975;

Inscription: titled in German un der the image and signed in the plate : lower left "V.G.Kininger , del." and lower right " K.Ponheimer, sc.",

Technique: hand coloured engraving on paper, old wood frame.

Measurements: image : w. 9 7/8" x h. 14 1/4 " (25 x 36 cm), with fields and frame w. 16 1/2 " x h. 21 1/4 " ( 42 x 54 cm).

Condition: in very good condition.

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