Albert Hertel, Ariccia

Ariccia. Partial view of the Roman summer resort from the valley below with shepherds with sheep at the viaduct of Via Appia as well as parts of the town, among which the Palazzo Chigi – scene not least of great parts of Visconti’s screen adaptation of Guiseppe di Lampedusa’s Il Gattopardo including the ball scene – and the dome of Bernini’s Collegiata di Santa Maria Assunta. Toned wood engraving by Filsinger after Albert Hertel (“a true artistic relation to nature”, Thieme-Becker; 1843 Berlin 1912) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1876.) Inscribed: AH (ligated) / X. I. v. A. Closs. / Filsinger sc., otherwise in German as above. 7⅞ × 9⅞ in (19.9 × 25 cm).

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„ heute kam das Paket – vielen Dank für die excellente Verpackung. Das Bild ist wirklich sehr schön … Wir freuen uns auf Ihre (weitere) Nachricht. Herzliche Grüße aus F. “

(Herr + Frau T. C., 13. Mai 2002)