VIEW OF ST. LOUIS. : FROM SOUTH OF CHAUTEAUS LAKE.

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John Caspar Wild


View of St. Louis. : From South of Chauteaus Lake.

Lithograph handcolored, c.1841.
Image size 9 13/16 x 15 1/16" (249 x 383 mm).
Good condition and color. Save for rubbing in the title and publication line.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 43274
Price: $10,000.00
Publisher : Published & Lithographed by J. C. Wild at the Missouri Republican Office.
John Caspar Wild (c.1804-1846) was born in Zurich, Switzerland. He was living and working in Philadelphia in 1831, Cincinnati in 1835, and back in Philadelphia in 1838. He produced a group of twenty views of Philadelphia. The next year he moved to St. Louis, Missouri. He produced a remarkable body of work on the Mississippi city towns and a number of views of St. Louis. The quality of his lithographic views are stunning. Most are very rare. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - United States , Missouri

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