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Lasinsky, St. Goar + Rheinfels

St. Goar – Wellmich – Lasinsky, Johann Adolf (Simmern 1808 – Dusseldorf 1871). St. Goar et Rheinfels. St. Goar and Rheinfels. Partial view of the houses at the embankment seen downstream from the Rhine bank. There boats, people and three barrels. In the centre the ruins of Rheinfels Castle, on the right in the distance Wellmich with Ruin Thurnberg (Mouse). Toned pen and ink lithograph. Inscribed: (Recorded from nature and lithographed by J. A. Lasinsky 1828. / Frankfort a/M. C. Jügel.), caption as above in German-French parallel text. 9 × 11½ in (22.7 × 29.1 cm).

In  its  nervous  line  conduct  ahead  of  its  time ,

unmistakably, and instantaneously lithographed after own sketch, and thus “standing out highly advantageously from the leaves of much smaller size engraved after him by other artists … Lasinsky’s ‘sensibility, keenest power of observation, realistic study of nature, and talent for large wide landscapes’ have been praised” (Schulte).

Offer no. 12,128 / EUR  302. / export price EUR  287. (c. US$ 352.) + shipping


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