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Vue prise dans le petit bois nommé le Bachiholzli pres de Thoune

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Additional makers

Print maker - Johann Hürlimann

Description

Two walkers in a forest clearing stop to observe the tomb of a knight with an inscription; to the right in the background is a lake and mountains. Aquatint with hand-colouring.

Inscription

Lettered on the tombstone: "Hier im schatten seines haines / dichtete vormals / der edle ritter heinrich von stratlingen / der minne sanger/ seine lieder der freud und der minne".

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Location

Thun, Canton of Bern, Switzerland

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