Wüste Burg Klingenberg böhm. Zwikow, Prachin. Kr. nach Janscha gemahlt von J. Venuto 1816
The National Bibliothek in Vienna, the department Kartensammlung holds a collection of 399 watercolor landscape paintings, which were donated in 1824 Emperor Francis I during his visit to Hradec Kralove. Jan Venuto studied in the years 1763-1768 in Olomouc, where he went to Kroměříže. May 28, 1768 he was ordained a deacon. Before departure from Moravia in 1783 drew maps Moravian Margrave. After coming to Hradec 1790 map made by the Hradec diocese. The National Gallery in Prague holds four Venuto watercolor drawings and engravings: Častolovice, Helfštejn, Rough Rock and Křinec. The Regional Museum in the Czech Budejovice has retained one of his sketchbooks.
Laurenz Janscha, 1749-1812 was an Austrian-Slovenian landscape artist and illustrator. He received his training in the landscape drawing from Johann Christian Brand and Franz Edmund Weirotter. From 1780 he also worked on etchings. In 1785, Janscha became a member of the Collection de 50 vues de la ville de Vienne of the Viennese publisher Artaria. He contributed watercolor templates for seven predominantly scenic print sets. He also concentrated on the making of veduta and views of the Viennese environment and other areas. A veduta is a highly detailed, usually large-scale painting or, more often print, of a cityscape or some other vista. The painters of vedute are referred to as vedutisti Which were engraved and published by several Viennese publishers. In 1803 he painted a large panorama of Vienna, which was shown in a gallery in the Prater and in other cities. Janscha taught drawing in the Viennese Academy: in 1811 he became a professor.
Joan Venuto Album of Austrian Castles and Towns, 1790s-1830s