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1800 Franz Xaver TRINER original - Wash painting - Scene in Uri, Switzerland - Original Graphic

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Valley in the Canton of Uri, Switzerland

Bottom left corner below image in black ink: 'Triner 1800'

Gray and white watercolour on fine watermarked paper. 

43 x 33.5 cm.

Franz Xaver Triner (Swiss, Arth 1767–1824 Buerglen). Franz Xaver Triner, born on October 24, 1767 in Arth, was the son of the painter Karl Meinrad Triner. A few years after his birth, the family moved to Uri. His father, who among other things painted the altarpieces of the churches in Erstfeld and Andermatt, recognized his son's talent early on and supported him in his studio. In 1786, they worked together to decorate the parish church of St. Michael in Gurtnellen.

Minor light shade to outside image. Clean tear to upper margin just into skyline (no loss, neatly backed). Tiny clean tear to lower margin backed.

Provenance: Private Swiss Collection, Antiquariat Daniel Good.