RARE VIEW OF 19TH CENTURY VENICE
“Ansicht von Venedig“, rare aquatint in original hand colouring by Christian Gottlob Hammer after a drawing by Zygmunt Vogel, published c. 1825 by Kunstverlag L. von Kleist in Dresden. Size: 36,7 x 52,7 cm (view)
Zygmunt Vogel (1764-1826) studied in Kiel before returning to Warsaw to work in the studio of King Stanis?aw II August. He travelled on a royal scolarschip to Cracow and the surrounding area to paint landscapes of the local countryside. In the period from 1785-86 he painted dozens of views of Warsaw. From 1787-1800 he travelled the length and breadth of Poland, painting watercolours of castles, ruins, old villages and family homes. He was Poland’s second most important painter of views. In 1790 he fought for his country and after the war, in 1804, he was appointed Pofessor of Architecture at the military academy. In 1817 he was appointed professor of art at Wasaw University by Tsar Alexander I, and decorated the following year.
Christian Gottlob Hammer (1779-1854) was an influential German landscape painter and engraver.
Price: Euro 1.950,- (incl. frame)