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Bay von San Francisco. "St Francisco. Der Hafen."

  • ARTIST: Eduard Hildebrandt

  • PUBLISHER: Verlag von R. Wagner, Berlin, Mauerstrasse 36.

  • MEDIUM: Chromolithograph,

    DATE: c.1864.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 10 3/4 x 15" (27.3 x 37.9 cm)

  • DESCRIPTION: A fine view of San Francisco Bay. Yerba Buena Island is seen on the left. <br><br> Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-1868) was a German-born artist. He studied under Wilhelm Krause and later in Paris. In 1843 he won a silver medal at the Paris Salon. In the early 1860's he travelled the world, visiting the Middle East, India, Singapore, Siam, Macao, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan and the United States. He created watercolors along the way, many of which were translated into chromolithographs and published around 1864 by R. Wagner in Berlin. The original watercolors were exhibited in London in 1866 and at an exhibition at Crystal Palace in 1868. <br><br> Reference: p.128 in "California On Stone" by H. T. Peters

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Trimmed to image and mounted on card stock, as originally issued. Original publishers label on verso.

  • CONDITION: Good condition, some foxing on the mount.

  • REFERENCE: Ban von San Francisco.