Johann Christian Reinhart arrived in Rome at the end of 1789 and soon became a central figure in the German colony within the city. He remained in Rome until his death in 1847, devoting most of his time to landscape painting and aquatint engraving.
This has not been viewed out of the frame. Overall in very good condition. There are some very faint areas of light brown staining in the upper section of the drawing, this is barely visible. There is a small abrasion in the paper in the upper left. The pen and ink remains fresh and overall sheet clean. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."