Old Master Drawing

Paire of Romantic Master Drawings by Adrian Zingg

$6,500.00
  • Paire of Romantic Master Drawings by Adrian Zingg

Old Master Drawing

Paire of Romantic Master Drawings by Adrian Zingg

$6,500.00

Paire of Master Drawings by Adrian Zingg 

Romantic Animated landscapes by Swiss Painter Adrian Zingg, beautifully executed 
Pen and black and brown ink, with grey and brown wash on paper.
Both mounted on cardboard and framed. 

42 cm x 31 cm

Frame 58 cm x 45 cm

Good condition, two spots in the upper corners, sun stained,  

 

Draughtsman, etcher and engraver, specialised in romanticised landscape views in Saxony. Born St. Gallen 1734, died Leipzig 1816. 1750-66 Paris. Moved 1766 to Dresden, with several stops on the way. A friend of Chodowiecki (q.v.) and an avid collector of his work.

BibliographyBrun, Carl, et al. Schweizerisches Künstler-Lexikon, herausgegeben mit Unterstützung des Bundes und kunstfreundlichen Privater vom Schweizerischen Kunstverein (Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber und Co., 1905-1917): vol. 3, pp. 567-568; vol. 4, pp. 463; S. Weisheit-Possél, 'Adrian Zingg (1734-1816): Landschaftsgraphik zwischen Aufklärung und Romantik', (PHd dissertation 2008) Berlin 2010; P. Kuhlmann-Hodick, C. Schnitzer, B.von Waldkirch, 'Adrian Zingg: Wegbereiter der Romantik' exhibition catalogue, Dresden and Zurich, 2012; reviewed in Print Quarterly, June 2014, pp.189-191