The Hermitage of Albano Laziale
By Jakob Wilhelm Mechau
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Edition size: limited
Image size: 25,3 x 35,4 cm
Sheet size: 39,2 x 49,3 cm
Price: 500 (incl. taxes)
Signed, dated and inscribed below the representation in the printing plate: "J: Mechau fece Roma 1795 | Romitorio a Albano". Building destroyed to a few remains on the road between Albano and Ariccia, opposite the convent of S. Maria della Stella and not far from the tomb of the Horatians and Curiatians. A monk talking to a woman seems to be one of the inhabitants..
Series: Prospects from Italy, by Johann Christian Reinhart, Jakob Wilhelm Mechau and Albert Christoph Dies
Catalogue raisonné: Nagler 8, Nr. 11, Fichter Nr. 43
Italy, landscape, botany, nature, church, hermit, hermit, traveller, religion, Classicism, Architecture
Very good condition. Slightly wavy in the middle. Slightly soiled and foxing on the edge of the sheet. Slightly bumped along the edges in places. Below various designations in pencil by other hand.