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Paulus Potter, A Group of Horses

Potter, Paulus (Enkhuizen 1625 – Amsterdam 1654). A Group of Horses with a Peasant and his dog. Four animals, one of which resting. On the horizon steeple. Etching with rich aquatint by Johann Heinrich Tischbein II (Haina, Hesse, 1742 – Cassel 1808). (1787.) 7¾ × 10 in (19.7 × 25.4 cm).

Nagler, Tischbein, maybe 30. – Plate 2 of the 1827 Tischbein set Nagler 45 as a compilation mounted in points of throughout old till earlier impressions. – Trimmed on platemark. – From the collection of the legendary railway king Dr. Strousberg, Berlin. – Sujet

“ from the famous painting … at Cassel … (called) the Pissing Cow “,

so Nagler, reckoning it together with the pendant of the Group of Horned Cattle of the picture

to the most exquisite sheets by Tischbein .

The latter, court painter of the Landgrave of Hesse, was inspector of the Cassel gallery, most famous for the splendid collection of Dutch paintings.

Offer no. 14,898 | EUR 240. (c. US$ 272.) + shipping

Also see Johann Heinrich Tischbein’s
Collection of 170 Etchings & Aquatints after Drawings
Showcase copy in the exclusive red leather binding of
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„ das Blatt (Ridinger, Th. 288) ist heute wohlbehalten -perfekt verpackt- eingetroffen … “

(Herr K.-H. K., 3. Januar 2013)