Johann Adolf Lasinsky, Ruin Ehrenfels + Mouse Tower

Bingen – Rhinegau – Lasinsky, Johann Adolf (Simmern 1808 – Dusseldorf 1871). Ruines d’Ehrenfels et le tour de Sourris. Ruin Ehrenfels and the Mouse Tower. On the left in the vineyards of the Rhinegau Ehrenfels Castle, in the middle of the Rhine the Mouse Tower, on the right somewhat covered Bingen, above St. Rochus Chapel. In the distance Rudesheim in outline. On the street on the bank people, i. a. rider leading a second horse. Sailboat 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. 9⅛ × 11½ in (23.2 × 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).

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