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lettered in image, at lower left: EF; lettered below image, at right: Ernst Fries fec. 1820.; lettered below image: Der gesprengte & der Bibliothek Thurm vom Heidelberger Schloße. / Vue des Teurs fendue & de Bibliotheque du Château du Heidelberg.

Provenance

Ruth Kainen, Washington, D.C. (not in Lugt); Gift to NGA, 2012.

Exhibition History
2014
Modern German Prints and Drawings from the Kainen Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2014.
Bibliography
1975
Winkler, Rolf A. Die Fruhzeit der deutschen Lithographie. Munich: Prestel-Verlag, 1975: no. 9, i/ii