Eppstein with castle, Carl Theodor Reiffenstein
Carl Theodor Reiffenstein
Eppstein with castle
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Carl Theodor Reiffenstein

Eppstein with castle, May 27, 1838

161 x 241 mm
Inventory Number
Object Number
7577 Z
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Eppstein with castle
Klebebände, Band 2, Seite 19
Part Number / Total
2 / 2
Period Produced
Object Type
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Datiert und bezeichnet unten rechts (mit Bleistift): Epstein den 27 Mai 1838.
  • Nicht geprüft

Property and Acquisition

Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain

Work Content

Motifs and References


  • 25I5 landscape with tower or castle
  • 61E(EPPSTEIN) names of cities and villages (EPPSTEIN)
  • 61F(BURG EPPSTEIN) names of historical buildings, sites, streets, etc. (BURG EPPSTEIN)
  • 25I22 prospect of village, silhouette of village
  • 25I2 village
  • 41A12 castle

Research and Discussion


Object History
Carl Theodor Reiffenstein (1820-1893)
vermacht an das Städelsche Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt am Main, 1893


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