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  Joseph Lauber   (1855-1948)

 
  THE HARVEST, 1887. Signed in pencil, on simili Japan paper. Copyright by Klackner, 1887. Lauber, German born, was a painter and sculptor who made many etchings between 1887 and 1894, but was best known as a muralist during his long and distinguished career. This etching was one in his series of this joyous subject, a popular theme in murals deriving from the cheerful putti adorning grape harvest scenes in countless European palaces.
 
 
  Etching, 4 1/4 x 12 1/8 inches. $225.
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