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Johann Adolf Lasinsky, Nonnenwerth, Rolandseck, Drachenfels

Seven Mountains – Lasinsky, Johann Adolf (Simmern 1808 – Dusseldorf 1871). Nonnenwerth, Rolandseck et Drachenfels. Nonnenwerth, Rolandseck (village  + ruin) and Drachenfels. Further Wolkenburg, Löwenburg and other more, Rhöndorf, and in outlines Königswinter. Boat decoration. 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 × 11⅜ in (22.6 × 29 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 1969).

Offer no. 8,837 / EUR  634. / export price EUR  602. (c. US$ 728.) + shipping

also see
Rolandseck and Drachenfels
and Carl Friedrich Karthaus’ 1887 painting
Rhine Landscape with Rolandswerth/Roland’s Arch, Nonnenwerth
and Drachenfels/Wolkenburg


„ Best her Niemeyer, De prenten zijn vanmiddag in goede staat gearriveerd. Alleen al het uitpakken is een genot! Ze zien er prachtig uit (vooral The Idel ’prentice is een juweel) … Wat dat betreft, zijn eigenlijk alle prenten die u mij hebt toegezonde, van uitstekende kwaliteit … “

(Mijnheer P. E., 1. Februar 2008)