Friday, 20 December 2019
Karl Köpping's etching, “Smiling Young Woman Holding a Large Flower Vase”, 1910
Karl Köpping (aka Carl Köpping; Charles Koepping) (1848–1914)
“Smiling Young Woman Holding a Large Flower Vase” (descriptive title only), 1910, published in “Die Graphischen Künste” in 1915, before lettering with the publishing details of Verlag der Gesellschaft für vervielfältiges Kunst in Vienna.
Etching and drypoint with aquatint on fine cream-coloured wove paper with margins as published.
Size: (sheet) 31.3 x 23.8 cm; (plate) 26.9 x 18.2 cm; (image borderline) 23.8 x 17.1 cm.
The British Museum offers the following description of this print:
“half-length portrait of a smiling woman holding up a flower vase."
1stdibs offer a description of this print (from the later state showing the publisher’s details):
Condition: richly inked faultless impression in pristine condition as published.
I am selling this remarkably fine etching executed with supreme confidence and sparkling with tonal contrasts for AU$290 (currently US$200.25/EUR180.76/GBP153.98 at the time of posting this print) including postage and handling to anywhere in the world (but not, of course, any import duties/taxes imposed by some countries).
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