Balthasar Wigand (177-1846 ), A Trompe-L'oeil with Seventeen Drawings of Viennese Monuments
Balthasar Wigand (177-1846 )
A Trompe-L'oeil with Seventeen Drawings of Viennese Monuments
Pen and brown ink, bodycolor heightened with white on blue paper
Signed, inscribed and dated "Wigand / Faden nur zu seinem lei / chentuche / sind die Studen die / der Mensch verlebt / MDCCCXXII (The hours that men live are like the threads to their shrouds).
Image size: 10 3/4 x 17 7/8"
Frame size: 21 x 24 3/4"
Views of Vienna by the Miniaturist, Balthasar Wigand
Each view spectacularly complements the others in coloring and composition to provide a harmonious and well constructed composition