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Johann Adolf Lasinsky, Heimbach Castle, Niederheimbach

Niederheimbach – Lasinsky, Johann Adolf (Simmern 1808 – Dusseldorf 1871). Ruines de Heimburg. Ruins of Heimburg Castle. Local view below the castle with rich framework architecture. In the foreground vineyard, nearby resting couple. On the left short view of the Rhine with boats. 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 × 11½ in (22.7 × 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. 9,061 / EUR  404. / export price EUR  384. (c. US$ 464.) + shipping

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