25 September 2008,
Price realised USD 5,000
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
Franz Holzlhuber (1820-1898)
Maiden Run of Missippi Railroad from Madison; Union Hotel in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin; Railroad Tunnel with Gate; and Four in Hand Post en Route to California: Four Works
each, gouache on paper
the first, 23 x 16¾ in. (58.4 x 42.5 cm.); the second, 17 x 24½ in. (43.2 x 62.2 cm.); the third, 24¼ x 17¼ in. (61.6 x 43.8 cm.); the fourth, 24¼ x 17¼ in. (61.6 x 43.8 cm.) (4)
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Private collection, Vienna.
Schweitzer Gallery, New York.
Christie's, New York, 12 March 1992.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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