[Germany] Prince Bismark.
[London, 1899 by William Heinemann.]
Lithographic reproduction of a hand-coloured woodcut. Printed area: 265 x 245mm. (10¼ x 9¾"). Foxing to edges; mounted on board as issued.
A portrait of Prussian statesman Prince Otto Edward Leopold von Bismarck-Schonhausen, after Sir William Nicholson. From the folio of twelve portraits published in 1899. 'Nicholson traced Bismarck's features from an old photograph, and then added an invented torso [...] 'Bismarck' was a portrait for posterity' (Campbell).
Colin Campbell, 'William Nicholson: The Graphic Works' (p.65)
[Ref: 28322] £95.00