Trial proof aside from edition of 125 (25 hand-signed + 100 unsigned)
Signed in pencil lower right
From the portfolio Der Tolle Invalide Auf Fort Ratonneu
10 5/16 x 8 3/16 inches
Reference: Schwartz 269
There is a stain at the lower edge of the sheet in the margins far away from the image. It may be a drop of ink.
This is an illustration for the novel Der Tolle Invalide Auf Fort Ratonneu by Achim von Arnim. The novel was first published in 1818. It takes place during the Seven Years War. Details on this novel and the author are readily available on the Internet.