Thumbnail-size images of copyrighted artworks are displayed under fair use, in accordance with guidelines recommended by the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts, published by the College Art Association in February 2015.

Berchtesgaden: Land und Leute in 50 Holzschnitten (Berchtesgaden: Land and People in 50 Woodcuts)

Berchtesgadener Holzschnitt Büch'l (Little Berchtesgaden Woodcut Book)

Fritz Richter (Austrian, active in Germany, born in 1904)

Place of Publication: Berchtesgaden, Germany


Overall: 128 x 10.7 x 0.7 cm (50 3/8 x 4 3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with fifty woodcuts printed in black and red

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Berchtesgaden: Eugen Richter, 1949) 13 cm; [24 ff.]; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers (cream-colored manila folder, green cloth spine).

Landscapes and scenes of daily life in Berchtesgaden.

Berchtesgaden: Eugen Richter, 1949


Susan Ward, Lexington, MA; her gift to MFA, 25 October 2006

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward in memory of John E. Ward