Johann Adolf Lasinsky, Seven Mountains, Rolandseck, Drachenfels, Rhöndorf

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 1969).

Offer no. 8,838 | EUR 634. | export price EUR 602. (c. US$ 728.) + shipping

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

„ danke für ihre sendung (Hogarth’s Superstition in Heath-Abdruck), die mich in bestem zustand erreicht hat. große freude, gefällt mir sehr gut … mit freundlichen sammlergrüßen “

(Herr W. K., 7. August 2015)