1873 Wood Engraving Sixtus Thon Art Woodland Tragedy Hunting Germany YALD1


"A Woodland Tragedy"

This is an original 1873 black and white in-text wood engraving of a painting by Sixtus Thon (1817-1901) entitled "A Woodland Tragedy" that portrayed a poacher named Caspar who accidentally shot and killed his only daughter after seeing her on a romantic stroll with the forester's son in Germany, Europe.


This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 10.75 inches; 18 x 27 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is proud to present a collection of wood engravings that were featured in The Aldine, a monthly arts and literature magazine published in New York between 1868-1879 during the Victorian era. This collection features work from artists such as John Steeple Davis, Thomas Moran, William de la Montagne, John Douglas Woodward, and many others. To continue browsing this unique collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Thon, Sixtus. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.

Reproductive art by Karl Miller.

Keywords specific to this image: Romance, Woods, Animal

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