Florence from Fiesole (Italy)

George Elbert Burr

(1859-1939)
Florence from Fiesole (Italy)
circa 1905
 
etching,
monogram in plate
5 ½ x 8 ¾ inches
26761
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Sale Price: 
$280.00
Price: 
$350.00
Additional Information 

Drypoint etching with a view from Fiesole looking down on the rooftops of Florence with the Duomo. The Tuscan hillside is shown in the background with rain falling. Monogrammed within the plate, not pencil signed. This image is from a sketch Burr made while traveling in Europe between 1896-1901. He created the etchings in his studio following his return to the United States. Most date to circa 1905, Burr continued to create engravings of his sketches until circa 1930. Presented in an archival mat, custom framing services are available. Seeber #241.

Provenance:
Collection of Louise Combes Seeber
By Descent through the family to the present owner

Refer to:
"George Elbert Burr, 1859-1939: Catalogue Raisonné and Guide to the Etched Works with Biographical and Critical Notes" by Louise Combes Seeber, catalog number 241

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