Reprint "The Caroussel"


Reprint "The Caroussel"

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Limited, 1.700 pieces | Reprint | 28 Original-lithographs on handmade paper | Size 60 x 46 cm| Loosely in blue box

Reprint "The Caroussel"

When the royal house drove Wurttemberg in 1846 on the occasion of the wedding of the crown prince Karl with grand duchess Olga Nіkolajewna to the "Caroussel", to Stuttgart, there took place, as expected, far more than one simple rider competition. Rather King Wilhelm I of Wurttemberg - an enthusiastic grower of Arab thorough breeds - in a gorgeous party celebrated the meeting of Orient and Occident, from chivalrous glory of the Middle Ages with the magic of Oriental culture. In memory of this social event Wilhelm I had finally specially for the Royal family of Karl Kurtz and Baptist Becker, 28 hand-colored lithographs two contemporary artists. Luxurious reprint of the 28 Original lithographs in 12 colors on 210 g / m2 heavy handmade paper. Size f pictures 60 x 46 cm, loosely in blue box (large folio cross). An enclosed pamphlet explains name and rank of the represented personalities and offers a short description for the history of the Arab's breeding in the empire to Wurttemberg. Limited 1.700 pieces.

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