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[Two monks in contemplation] gezeichnet und radirt von Karl von Vittinghoff 809.

Vittinghoff, Karl, Baron von, 1772-1826, etcher.

Available at Special Collections  SPECIAL COLLECTIONS - CONTACT REFERENCE  (2010.PR.13* )()

  • Title:
    [Two monks in contemplation] gezeichnet und radirt von Karl von Vittinghoff 809.
  • Author/Creator: Vittinghoff, Karl, Baron von, 1772-1826, etcher.
  • Creation Date: 1809
  • Physical Desc.: 1 print : etching, b&w ; plate mark 33 x 26 cm., on sheet 49 x 33.5 cm..
  • Summary: Before a grotto set in a wooded landscape, one monk stands contemplating a skull, while a second lies on the ground near a cross, reading.
  • Language: German
  • Notes: Title devised.
    Ownership stamp in black ink on verso of: Johann Nepomuk Seiler (Lugt 3976).
    Johann Nepomuk Seiler, Munich.
    State before number 1 in lower right corner.
  • Form/Genre: Prints -- Austria -- 19th century
    Landscape prints -- Austria -- 19th century
    Etchings -- Austria -- 19th century
  • Subjects: Landscapes Monks Death -- Symbolic aspects
  • Contributors: Seiler, Johann Nepomuk, 1793-1876, former owner.
  • Collection: Prints collection (Getty Research Institute)
  • Additional Place Name: Austria.
  • ID/Accession Number: 2860-487
    2010.PR.13*
  • Access/Rights: Open for use by qualified researchers.
  • OCLC Record Number: 664321402

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