Germany Munich Munchen Glyptothek c.1830-40 gorgeous gem print old hand colorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
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Clyptothek in Munchen.
(Germany / Munich / Munchen- Glyptothek)
Issued c.1830-40, Europe. Drawn & engraved by J. Poppel.
Beautiful near miniature antique printed image with wonderful early hand color heightened with gum arabic. A gem of a view, very pleasing visually, utterly superior visual quality almost resembling an original work of art.
Paper and image
Sheet measures c. 4 3/4"H x 7"W.
*see wiki: The Glyptothek is a museum in Munich, Germany, which was commissioned by the Bavarian King Ludwig I to house his collection of Greek and Roman sculptures. It was designed by Leo von Klenze in the neoclassical style, and built from 1816 to 1830. Today the museum is a part of the Kunstareal.