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1883 Wood Engraving Alicante Spain Fruit Seller Market Stall Merchant XGXB1

1883 Wood Engraving Alicante Spain Fruit Seller Market Stall Merchant XGXB1

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This is an original 1883 black and white in-text wood engraving of a Spanish fruit salesman in the city market of Alicante, Spain.


This 128+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 6 inches; 14 x 15 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)

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This piece was illustrated by Reinhart, Charles Stanley. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Charles Stanley Reinhart

Charles Stanley Reinhart (1844-1896) was an American artist hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. However, he received his formal art education at the Munich Academy of Fine Arts (Royal Academy) in Germany. He was most recognized for his paintings, printmaking, illustrations, fresco murals, graphic art design and mosaics, as well as his realism style. ReinhartÕs works primarily center on coastal beach scenes, cityscapes, figures, genre, botanical and floral, streetscapes, portraits and historical subjects. His art has been exhibited at the 1889 Exposition Universelle (Paris WorldÕs Fair), the National Academy of Design in New York, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Paris Salon, the Boston Art Club and more. He was affiliated with the Brooklyn Art Association, the Society of Illustrators and more.

Keywords specific to this image: Art, Grocery, Vendor, Weights, Measures, Scale, Bazaar

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