On the Furca Mountains in Switzerland
By Johann Adam Klein
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Edition size: limited
Sheet size: 17,6 x 21,8 cm
Price: 250 (incl. taxes)
Inscribed, signed and dated below the representation in the printing plate: "Auf dem Furka=Gebirge in der Schweiz | J: A: Klein f. Romæ 1820".
Two mules loaded with cheese, the first standing in profile to the right, the second grazing downwards behind it. The guide, turning his back to the viewer, lies on the left side of the earth. In the middle distance two more mules with luggage come along a narrow mule track in front of their driver, over which a high massif rises..
Catalogue raisonné: Jahn 247, II/II
Animals, mules, pack animals, Alps, pass road, Switzerland, trade, caravan, Romanticism, Genre
Very good condition. Trimmed just outside the platemark. A few pale mildew stains are visible. The lower right corner of the leaves slightly bent.