Toothless Harp Player Weissenburg Lithograph #5

France, c. 1890s

65 x 27 in (165 x 69 cm)

ID #FF5CPK4-L-05

A peasant woman plays the harp, appearing to sing loudly and cheerfully.

Buckhardt’s studio was located in Weissenburg, in the Alsace region of France, along the French border to Germany. Burckardt created these imaginative lithographs between the late 1800s to the early 1900s, and they quickly became known as the “new media” of the 1900s. Among the whimsical prints, caricatures of politicians, fairy tale characters, and personified animals are often featured. The prints would be used as education charts, festival hall decoration, puzzles, puppets, and various other uses. Most of the prints were created through the process of stone lithography, where the men would print the black outlines, and the women would paint in the colors by hand. 

Company: C. Burckardt

Year: c. 1890s

Condition: Good, please note some yellowing and tattering along the edges. Originally multiple panels that have been joined together.

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