Rudolf Schick, Lago Maggiore with Isola Bella and Isola Pescatore

Lago Maggiore with Isola Bella and Isola Pescatore. Vista of the island complex started in the 17th century by Carlo III Borromeo for his wife Isabella D’Adda, whose gardens were finished yet only 1671 by the nephew Carlo IV. In the background Isola dei Pescatori. On this bank numerous figurines at two boats as well as browsing and resting cattle with shepherd couple – the girl with distaff – together with dog. Toned wood engraving by P. Bauer after Rudolf Schick (1840 Berlin 1887) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1876). Inscribed: R. Schick / P. Bauer fc. (?), otherwise in German as above. 7⅞ × 9¾ in (19.9 × 24.6 cm).

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„ Ihre Schriften der (ridinger handlung niemeyer) Nr. 25 ist ein wundervolles Kompendium. Ich danke Ihnen diesmal besonders für die Sendung und bin sehr froh, die Zusammenstellung zu haben … “

(Herr G. K., 25. Dezember 2011)