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15 DIETH, H. / Hong Kong. [Queen's Road / Virtual Print Fair 163

€2,730.00

Description: DIETH, H.
Title: Hong Kong. [Queen's Road]
Published in: Germany, 1882

Size: 10.6 x 15.0 inches.
27.0 x 38.0 cm.
Colouring:

In original colours.
Condition: Water colour on paper, signed and dated. Framed.
Condition Rating

Finely executed water colour made by Henri Dieth of a charming atmospheric street scene at Queen's Road in Hong Kong. The water colour is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-1869). Hildebrandt, was born in Gdansk, and made numerous journeys visiting the Americas, most of the Mediterranean countries, Asia Minor, India, China, Japan and crossing the Pacific: the present water colour is from a sketch that was probably made as a result of his visit to Hong Kong in-between 1862 to 1864. This scene among others were published in 1871-1874 by R. Wagner as a collection of chromolithographs entitled "Reise um die Erde" (Journey Around the Earth).
  • Number: 1630265 (24362)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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