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Inscription

lower left in plate: L. Hess 1799; lower center in plate: Umweit Visp in Wallis / Thomas Platters Geburts Ort; by later hand, in graphite on mount: 2481b / .9

Provenance

Johann Nepomuk Seiler (1793 - 1876) (not in Lugt). (sale, Karl & Faber, Munich, 27 May 2009, no. 133); (Christopher Mendez, London); purchased 2009 by NGA.

Bibliography
1870
Andresen, Andreas. Handbuch für Kupferstichsammler. Leipzig, 1870 - 1873: no. 5