Johann Adolf Lasinsky, Ruin Lahneck and St. John

Lahnstein – Lasinsky, Johann Adolf (Simmern 1808 – Dusseldorf 1871). Ruines de Lahneck et l’Eglise St. Jean. Ruin Lahneck and St. John. View from the opposite bank of the Rhine up the mouth of River Lahn. On the left the steeples of St. John, on the right the ruin of the castle. Boat decoration. On this bank farm workers with scythe. 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. 9,077 / EUR  271. / export price EUR  257. (c. US$ 311.) + shipping

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