HERING, George E[dwards].

The mountains and lakes of Switzerland,

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The mountains and lakes of Switzerland,
the Tyrol, and Italy, from drawings made during a tour through those countries.
London, Ackermann, 1847.
Fresh example of these lovely hand-coloured views. George Hering (1805–1879), landscape painter, was the younger son of the bookbinder, Charles Hering. Hering habitually painted Italian landscapes with bright, cloudless skies, often highly finished. In 1836 he first exhibited at the Royal Academy, sending The Ruins of the Palace of the Cæsars, Rome, and was a regular contributor thereafter to the academy and the British Institution, exhibiting landscapes of Rome, Naples, Genoa, Venice, La Spezia, Como, Piedmont, and Monte Rosa.


First edition. Folio (46.5 x 36.5 cm), original hand-coloured lithograph title, hand-coloured lithograph dedication leaf, 18 hand-coloured lithographs, all mounted on card as issued, original blue morocco-backed portfolio, gilt lettered direct on upper cover; neat repairs at extremities.


Abbey (Travel) I, 63.   Stock ID: 93424

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