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Johann Adolf Lasinsky, Niederwald

Niederwald – Rhinegau – Lasinsky, Johann Adolf (Simmern 1808 – Dusseldorf 1871). Le Temple sur le Niederwald. Temple on the Niederwald. View through the temple over the Rhine with islands and sailboats into the far distance. On both sides forest 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. 9 × 11⅜ in (22.8 × 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). – In 1883 the National Monument of the war of 1870/71 with Johannes Schilling’s (1828-1910) Germania was unveiled.

Offer no. 9,049 | EUR 240. (c. US$ 278.) + shipping

also see
View of Rudesheim and The Bromserburg at Rudesheim


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