At the Läufer fountain in Bern
By Johann Adam Klein
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Edition size: limited
Sheet size: 17,5 x 22,6 cm
Price: 180 (incl. taxes)
Signed and dated at lower right in the printing plate: "J. A. Klein f. 1824", inscribed at lower centre: "am Läufer Brunnen in Bern", on the edge of the fountain the number: "MDXXXXV". A two-wheeled cart with a donkey standing at an angle, seen from the front and covered to the right, stops in front of the entrance to a stone building where a girl in a straw hat is leaning to the right. A second girl in a broad-winged canopy, with her back turned towards the viewer, sits. On the left in the foreground lying and standing two dogs. The middle ground is occupied by the above-mentioned fountain crowned with two figures, on whose trough marked MDXXXXV a woman with a tub stands.
Catalogue raisonné: Jahn 263, V/V
Switzerland, animals, donkey, dogs, portrait, ladies, traditional costumes, architecture, cart, fountain, Romanticism, Genre
Good condition. Slightly circumcised. A few pale mildew stains are visible. The corners of the leaves are minimally bumped. The presentation makes a very good impression.