Original antique master print, titled: ‘La Cascade’. It shows an idyllic forest scene with a large waterfall in the background. In the foreground three figures are relaxing, while one man plays a flute.
Made by Carl Wilhelm I Kolbe after Salomon Gessner.
Medium: engraving / etching on wove paper.
Sheet size: 40.5 x 53 cm (15.94 x 20.87 inch). Image size: 36 x 46.5 cm. (14.17 x 18.31 inch).
Condition: excellent, given age. Very nice dark impressionVery nice dark impression. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
WATERFALL-FLUTE-MUSIC-REST | DP-B1-37
Original antique master print, published in 1805. Our definition of a Master Print is a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters. Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Kolbe after a painting by Gessner.
Biography engraver: Carl Wilhelm I Kolbe (1757-1835) was a German painter, graphic artist and author.
Biography artist: Salomon Gessner (1730-1788) was a Swiss painter/poet. As a painter he represented the conventional classical landscape.