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Johann Heinrich Roos, Italian Landscape

Roos, Johann Heinrich (Otterberg 1631 – Frankfurt on the Main 1685). Italian Landscape with Farmhouse. With various accessory figures, among these woman drying the laundry. Etching by  Georg  Friedrich  Schmidt  (Schönerlinde/Berlin 1712 – Berlin 1775). (1773.) 5¾ × 8 in (14.5 × 20.3 cm).

Jedding, Roos, 1998, p. 170. – Ad Schmidt: Jacoby 179; Wessely 194; Nagler 217 ( “very rare” , 1845! ); Cat. Davidsohn III, 749; Thieme-Becker XXX, 142 (“Besides J. W. Meil and Chodowiecki principal representative of the Berlin engraving in the 18th century”). – Excellent impression with margin of about 0.5 cm. – Schmidt, son of a clothier, was “one of the most famous artists of the 18th century” (Nagler). So, too, Boerner in the preface to sale CIX, collections Rudolf von Seydlitz + Heinrich Främbs, of 1912:

“ The  sale  of  the  marvelous  and  rare  sheet  of  this  master … ”.

And especially to the sheet here – no. 1357 – : “Very rare”.

Among the Schmidt selection within the Coll. Dr. Gaa – no. 949 of its sale of 1926 – this sheet trimmed only .

Offer no. 12,097 / EUR  343. / export price EUR  326. (c. US$ 400.) + shipping


„ das Paket kam heute morgen gut behalten hier an. Haben Sie vielen Dank. Das Blatt gefällt mir ausgesprochen gut … “

(Herr A. L., 11. März 2011)