Carretiere di Roma, Roman wine merchant
By Johann Adam Klein
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Edition size: limited
Image size: 18,6 x 25 cm
Sheet size: 24 x 32,1 cm
Price: 200 (incl. taxes)
Monogrammed and dated at upper right in the printing plate: "JAK f 1822", inscribed at lower centre: "Carretiere di Roma". A two-wheeled cart loaded with seven barrels, which a cleaned horse pulls to the right, drives along a low wall over which vineyards, trees and the sea are visible, while a mountain closes off the background on the left. On the cart sits the wagonman in his coat on a frame covered with mats and formed by the branches of a single piece of tree. On this side of the cart hangs a lantern, in front of the horse on the other side a bundle of hay..
Catalogue raisonné: Jahn 257, IV/IV
Dealer, carriage, horse, animals, road, landscape, Romanticism, Genre
Still in good condition. Clear foxspots and discolorations are visible on the entire sheet. On the edge of the sheet single traces of rubbing as well as creases in the corners of the sheet.