Seven Mountains – Lasinsky, Johann Adolf (Simmern 1808 – Dusseldorf 1871). Rolandseck et Drachenfels. Rolandseck (village + ruin) and Drachenfels. The latter with Wolkenburg. Further Rhöndorf. Close view without Nonnenwerth, with boat + figure decoration. The latter i. a. drinking wine on the veranda. With tendrils of wine, too, the pergola front left. 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. 8⅞ × 11½ in (22.4 × 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. 8,838 / EUR 634. / export price EUR 602. (c. US$ 731.) + shipping
Nonnenwerth, Rolandseck, and Drachenfels
and Carl Friedrich Karthaus’ 1887 painting
Rhine Landscape with Rolandswerth/Roland’s Arch, Nonnenwerth
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