Lot 1: Author: Alt, Rudolf von. Title: Offentliche Versteigerung des Kunstlerischen Nachlasses von Rudolf von Alt, in der Galerie H.O. Miethke. Place Published: Vienna. Publisher: Miethke. Date Published: (1906) . Description: 20, (27) pp. 4 page addendum inserted at front. Portrait and 26 plates. (4to) 30x30 cm (113/4x113/4") period cloth-backed boards, paper label mounted to front. First Edition. Scarce illustrated catalog of prints and paintings from the artist's estate sold by the Austrian gallery of H.O. Miethke. Rudolf Ritter von Alt (1812-1905) was an Austrian landscape and architectural painter. Born as Rudolf Alt, he could call himself von Alt and bear the title of a Ritter (knight) after he gained nobility in 1889. He was the son of the lithographer Jakob Alt and the brother of the painter Franz Alt. Condition: Binding rubbed, hinges cracked; very good.
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