Art as Image:
Prints and Promotion in Cincinnati, Ohio
Emil Klauprecht — Ohio Valley German American
RICHARD F. ASKREN
Abstract: Emil Klauprecht is credited with publication of the first lithograph in Cincinnati. The
firm of Klauprecht and Menzel published an important and rare German-American periodical entitled Fliegende Blätter in the period 1846-1847. The
Fliegende Blätter was an early, important and rich source lithographic images of a wide range of subjects, designed for the people — a fine example of the democratic art in 19th century Cincinnati.