Hermann Struck (1876–1944)
“Rural Landscape with Church” (descriptive title only), 1911 (inscribed on plate), signed in an edition of 100 impressions (inscribed in pencil).
Etching with plate tone printed in dark brown (umber) ink on fine laid paper with watermark, signed in pencil with edition number and backed with a support sheet.
Size: (sheet) 18.8 x 22.1 cm; (plate) 13.2 x 19.5 cm.
Inscribed on plate: (lower left corner) “25.8.1911”.
Inscribed with pencil below the platemark: (left) “Hermann Struck”; (right) “6/100”.
Condition: well-printed impression with rich plate tone in very good condition (i.e. there are no tears, folds, abrasions, stains or foxing), but there are a few pencil notations by previous collectors along the lower margin edge. The sheet is laid onto a support of archival (millennium quality) washi paper.
I am selling this moody landscape delicately etched with different qualities of line ranging from crisp, multi-angled strokes in the foreground to crumbly indistinct marks in the far distance, for a total cost of AU$310 (currently US$211.01/EUR190.59/GBP162.88 at the time of this listing) including postage and handling to anywhere in the world.
If you are interested in purchasing this seemingly simple composition that is rewarding to examine closely, please contact me (firstname.lastname@example.org) and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.
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