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
Price On Request 
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.