25 September 2003
Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-1869)
Ein heiliger See in Birma
signed 'E. Hildebrandt' (lower left)
signed and titled 'Ein heiliger See in Birma E. Hildebrandt' on the stretcher
oil on canvas
33 x 46in. (83.7 x 116.8cm.)
Geh. Rot. Becker, Berlin (label on frame).
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Berlin, Berliner Akademie, Sachses Berliner Salon, Kunst-Ausstellung, 1868 ('Der heil. See zu Birma. Mondschein gleich nach Sonnenuntergang. Eine Menschen gestalt als einzige Staffage. 1867') Vienna, Wiener Welt-Ausstellung, 1873.
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