Johann Adolf Lasinsky, Sterrenberg + Liebenstein (Hostile Brothers)

Bornhofen – Bad Salzig – Emigrants – Lasinsky, Johann Adolf (Simmern 1808 – Dusseldorf 1871). Ruines de Sternberg et Liebenstein. Ruins of Sterrenberg and Liebenstein, called The (hostile) Brothers. With Bornhofen and vis-à-vis the steeple of Bad Salzig. On the Rhine three boats and a large emigrant raft in the centre. 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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(Mr. L. M., October 13, 2010)