High Bridge Near Farmville, Edward Beyer, 1857

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALBUM OF VIRGINIA

The High Bridge Near Farmville/Pr. Edward Co. Va.

Lithographer: Rau & Son, Dresden

Edward Beyer (1820-1865)

H: 16 1/2”; W: 24 3/8” (overall)

H: 11”; W: 18” (image)

In the mid-1850s German artist Edward Beyer visited Virginia and painted a number of town, spa and landscape views. His collection was published in Germany as lithographs in 1857 and captured a mixture of Virginia’s Arcadian past and modern progress in the years just prior to the Civil War.

The print now has a museum quality frame.

$1,250

 

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