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Johann Adolf Lasinsky, Oberlahnstein

Oberlahnstein – Lasinsky, Johann Adolf (Simmern 1808 – Dusseldorf 1871). Vue d’Oberlahnstein. View of Oberlahnstein. General view from the opposite bank. In the background Lahneck, far left the steeples of St. John. Boat and figure 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 × 11½ in (22.8 × 29.2 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. 9,076 / EUR  271. / export price EUR  257. (c. US$ 311.) + shipping


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