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Lot No. 1426
Description: Watercolor on heavy paper by Cincinnati artist, John Zettel (1868-1950), showing the Ohio River tug Silver Star tied to a barge. The original Cincinnati Water Works facility is visible in the distance. Done in 1892, the painting is signed and dated 5-22-92 lower left. Zettel was born in Austria, came to Cincinnati at an early age and worked as an architect. He is the brother of Rookwood artist Josephine Zettel. Sight size is 13 1/2 by 9 7/8 inches. Overall size with older finished corner frame is 21 1/4 by 17 1/2 inches. Good condition with minor edge nicks to frame.
Estimate: $400.00 - $500.00