Paris: On the Seine by Max Pollak

Paris: On the Seine by Max Pollak

Paris: On the Seine

Max Pollak

Title

Paris: On the Seine

 
Artist

Max Pollak

  1886 - 1970 (biography)
Year
c. 1925  
Technique
drypoint with roulette 
Image Size
4 5/16 x 13 7/8" platemark 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
not stated' presumed small 
Annotations
pencil titled, lower elft; red "FPC" Friedl Pollak Collection stamp, lower left sheet corner; stamped "Made in Austria" on the verso 
Reference
 
Paper
cream Van Gelder Zonen wove 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
22705 
Price
$375.00 
Description
This appears to depict the pre-war Pontoise bridge in Pontoise, France, with Paris in the background. After being destroyed in the many bombings of World War II, it was rebuilt as a temporary pedestrian bridge and then eventually demolished.