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Ceylonese Jungle

Engraved by Wilhelm von Abbema (German, 1812–1889)
After Hermann von Königsbrunn (Austrian, Radkersburg, Steiermark 1823–1907 Graz)
Published by Wick und Wetteroth (Munich, 19th century)
19th century
Etching and engraving
sheet: 23 1/8 x 19 in. (58.8 x 48.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, by exchange, 2009
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left, signed "Koenigsbrun fecit", at lower right, signed "Abbema sculpsit"; below, inscribed "URWALD AUF CEYLON.|DER STEIRISCHE KUNSTVEREIN SEINEN MITGLIEDERN 1865."; below, the printer's address "Gedruckt bei Wick u. Wetteroth in München."; at lower left, numbered "13" in graphite (19th- or 20th-century handwriting).
Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
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