WETZEL, Johann Jakob.
Voyage pittoresque au Lac de Constance.

Published
Zurich: Chez Orell Fussli et Comp., 1830.
References
Not in Abbey; Bobins 1079.
Plates
15
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Value
$25,001-100,000
Ref
5673

Folio (18 ½ x 13 ½ inches), 15 hand coloured aquatint plates engraved by F. Hegi, quarter green calf and green cloth portfolio folder. Uncut. Wetzel was numbered amongst the most important and masterly 18th and early 19th century Zurich vedutists. His pleasing representations of landscapes are characteristic for the wide views they offer and the intensity of the engravings.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Constance.
2. Le Port de Constance.
3. Rommanshorn.
4. Arbon.
5. Rorschach.
6. Bregentz.
7. Lindau.
8. Langen-Argen.
9. Friedrichshafen.
10. Morsburg.
11. Ueberlingen.
12. Sernatinguen.
13. La Reichenau.
14. La Meinau.
15. Vue d'Arenenberg.