Panoramic View of Ratisbon


This preparatory painting was made by the German artist George Johann Scharf (1788–1860). It depicts Ratisbon (modern day Regensburg) in Bavaria from a high point near the Cathedral. Villages and large country estates can be seen in the surrounding countryside. The lower left corner is incomplete, with only the pencil under-drawing visible. Preparatory drawings were consolidated back in Scharf’s London studio, then scaled up and painted on a massive canvas for exhibition in a rotunda

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PANORAMIC VIEW of that part of Ratisbon west of the cathedral, painted in water-colours by G. Scharf, sen.; 1845. Paper; 6 ft. 1/2 in. X 1 ft.
Gouache / Pencil drawing / View
George Scharf
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British Library
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