The upper cascade in Tivoli
By Albert Christoph Dies
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Edition size: limited
Image size: 24,3 x 37,4 cm
Sheet size: 39,2 x 49,3 cm
Price: 500 (incl. taxes)
signed, dated and inscribed in the plate: "A. C. Dies incise Roma 1796" and inscribed: "Cascatella Superiore a Tivoli".
View at the upper fall stage of the Great Cascade below Tivoli. The motif appeared in the visual arts as early as the 17th century (e.g. at Gaspard Dughet), usually in a panoramic landscape. In Dies, Mechau and Reinhart there is a tendency to cut out..
Series: Prospects from Italy (issue 12), by Johann Christian Reinhart, Jakob Wilhelm Mechau and Albert Christoph Dies
Catalogue raisonné: Andresen III, Nr. 28, Fichter Nr. 69
botany, landscape, animals, shepherds, Italy, waterfalls, nature, Classicism, Landscape
Very good condition. Slightly discoloured and rubbed on the edge. Slightly wavy in the middle. The corners of the leaves are slightly bumped.