Fountain in Bern
By Johann Adam Klein
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Edition size: limited
Image size: 16,5 x 18,6 cm
Sheet size: 22,7 x 22,8 cm
Price: 290 (incl. taxes)
Inscribed, signed and dated below the representation in the printing plate: "in Bern | J. A. Klein f. Roma 1820", at the back side collection stamp of Johann Nepomuk Seiler (Lugt No. 3976). A fountain with a square column with a statue of a knight in armor with a sword and cap standing on its knob, holding a standard with the image of a bear in whose pole a bear rising next to the knight bites. In front of the trough a man in shorts, wearing a diaphragm bag over his shoulder, speaks to a girl; on the left a group of three cows with a calf and four goats, behind them the shepherd, besides a resting dog on the right another man and three women.1844 edition by C. H. Zeh.
Catalogue raisonné: Jahn 251 II/II
Fountain, Switzerland, sculpture, knights, costumes, lady, farmer, maid, animals, goats, cattle, calf, dog, bear, coat of arms, Romanticism, Genre
Very good condition. A few pale mildew stains are visible. The print is minimally rubbed.