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Hands up! Ein Rauberbild aus dem fernen Westen. # 11.

  • ARTIST: Rudolf Cronau

  • PUBLISHER: Published by T. O. Weigel, Leipzig.

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph,

    DATE: 1886-7.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 11 x 8" (272 x204 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: One in a series of Rudolf Cronau's American views from his " Staaten und Territorien der Union." Cronau was a German artist who travelled extensively in America. The subjects Cronau selected and drew so skillfully are primarily Western-oriented. Infrequently depicted by other artists, they include city views and landscapes, as well as genre scenes of cowboy and Indian life. <br><br> This lithograph likely depicts a claim jumper - someone attempting to steal a gold prospector's land claim. <br><br>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Includes the text sheet, which is in German.

  • CONDITION: Good condition, handcolored. Mounted on card, as issued.