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The 1872 chromolithograph by Eduard Hildebrandt titled "Sevilla" is a stunning depiction of the Giralda bell tower in Seville, Spain.

The Giralda is a famous architectural landmark in Seville, and Hildebrandt's chromolithograph captures its intricate details and grandeur. The image is rich in color and texture, with delicate "brushstrokes" and a soft, glowing light. The composition is balanced and harmonious, with the tower rising majestically against the sky.

Hildebrandt's chromolithograph is a beautiful example of the medium's potential to capture the look of a watercolor. It is a captivating and atmospheric portrayal of the Giralda tower in Seville.

Condition Description
Chromolithograph laid onto original card mount.
Eduard Hildebrandt Biography

Hildebrandt was already a finely regarding artist by 1838. He moved to Paris in 1842 to continue his work. 

Inspired by Humboldt, in 1864-1865, Hildebrandt travelled around the world, visiting the Middle East, India, Singapore, Siam, Macao, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan and the United States. He created watercolors along the way, many of which were translated into chromolithographs and published around 1864 by R. Wagner in Berlin.

The original watercolors were exhibited in London in 1866 and at an exhibition at Crystal Palace in 1868. creating a series of paintings which would be converted to chromolithography after his death in 1868.