Sieck, Rudolf (etcher).
No date. Early 20th century.
Color etching, 13 x 10 3/4 inches on textured paper 14 1/2 x 12 inches, signed in plate and again in pencil at lower right, numbered 45/150 in pencil at lower left. General light foxing, toning to upper right of sheet visible in cloud area of print, couple of light indentations; an attractive image despite signs of age; sold as is. Rudolf Sieck (1877-1957) worked as an illustrator for the influential periodicals Simplicissimus and Jugend. He was a member of the artists' association Die Welle. This landscape appears to herald spring; the snow is melting from hills and tilled fields and a flock of birds is visible in the distant sky. Item #56715