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Goethe in Italien. Tischbein, Frankfurt a.M.

J.H. WILHELM TISCHBEIN, geb. 1751 zu Haina (Hessen-Cassel), gest. 1829 zu Eutin. Schüler seines Oheims Joh. Heinr. Tischbein in Cassel. Brachte den größen Teil seines Lebens auf Reisen zu. In Italien schloß er Freundschaft mit Goethe.

after 1906
Publisher Stengel & Co. (German, 1885 - 1945)


Horizontal: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph with gilded beveled edges on card stock.

Not On View



Back: divided. Mint.
Stengel & Co., G.m.b.H., Dresden 29166
Made in Germany.


Between 1950 and 2015, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in Europe and the United States; 2015, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 24, 2015)

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Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder