Two (2) 19th century European Genre Artworks. 1st item: Jacob Fischer (German, 19th century) Watercolor and gouache on paper, DER HUMMERFANG (The Lobster), night scene of two figures standing in water, one holding a lobster, the other holding fire-lit branches to hold back dogs while other figures wait on shore. Titled, signed and dated, 1834, lower margin. Sight – 8" H x 10 1/2" W; older gilt frame – 11" H x 13 1/2" W. 2nd item: Enrique Atalaya (Spain, 1851-1914) ink and graphite on paper of Carnivale scene, signed lower right center. Partially obscured label en verso with French handwriting possibly identifying it as a book illustration. Sheet – 17 5/8" H x 11 3/8" W; Artist's board – 25 1/2" H x 15 3/4" W. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall very good condition. One-half inch surface scratch right center margin. Small losses to gilt on frame. 2nd item: Overall toning to paper. Image glued to board. Scattered glue residue and one spot of foxing upper right quadrant.
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