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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 on the present sheet (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$ 394.) + shipping


„ Vielen Dank für Alles, liebe Grüße und schönes Wochenende von der Mosel Herzlichst “

(Frau A. B., 4. April 2003)