Johann Adam Klein (1792–1875)
“In der Campagna von Rom” (“In the Campagna of Rome”), 1846
Etching on pale grey chine collé on wove paper with full margins and the blindstamp of the Radir Club München (sailing ship in oval [not in Lugt]).
Size: (sheet) 24.4 x 33.4 cm; (plate) 13.8 x 21.3 cm; (chine collé) 13.5 x 20.7 cm; (image borderline) 13 x 20.5 cm.
Inscribed in plate below the image borderline: (centre) “In der Campagna von Rom.”; (right) “[ligature initials: JAK]lein. f: 1846.”
State ii (of ii)
Jahn 352 (C. Jahn 1863, “Das Werk von Johann Adam Klein”, München, Montmorillon'schen Kunsthandlung, pp. 147–48, cat. no. 352 (see https://archive.org/details/daswerkvonjohann00jahn/page/146/mode/2up).
The British Museum offers the following description of this print: “Horse with a saddle on its back in profile to left; bahind it, a man tying a parcel to a pack-horse, which is laden with baskets, a parasol and a turkey; dog to left; mountains in the distance to left” (https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/P_1851-0503-26).
Condition: a strong and well-printed (near faultless) impression. Beyond a spot of thinness on the lower margin, the sheet is in near pristine condition.
I am selling this magnificent museum-quality etching by an artist famous for his insightful rendering of horses for AU$223 (currently US$157/EUR149.23/GBP125.09 at the time of this listing) including postage and handling to anywhere in the world (but not, of course, any import duties/taxes imposed by some countries).
If you are interested in purchasing this extra fine depiction of a horse, dog and an over-packed mule crowned with a turkey, please contact me (email@example.com) and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.
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