Lot No. 391


Austria c. 1925


The Viennese town hall in festive illumination, indistinctly signed, inscribed "Wien Rathaus beleuchtet von Fr. Gareis" (Vienna town hall illuminated by Fr. Gareis) on back support, watercolour, white gouache on cardboard,34,5 x 49,5 cm, framed, the frame damaged, scratches (Hu)

We are grateful to Dr. Sándor Békési, Wien Museum for valuable hints.

The festive illumination which is depicted in the present drawing was supposed to celebrate the completion of the hydroelectric power plant in Opponitz in 1925. The popular picture postcard motif was used by some manufacturers until the 1950s with different flagging.

Specialist: Dr. Brigitte Huck Dr. Brigitte Huck
+43-1-515 60-378

19c.paintings@dorotheum.at

04.10.2023 - 17:09

Estimate:
EUR 1,500.- to EUR 2,000.-
Starting bid:
EUR 800.-

Austria c. 1925


The Viennese town hall in festive illumination, indistinctly signed, inscribed "Wien Rathaus beleuchtet von Fr. Gareis" (Vienna town hall illuminated by Fr. Gareis) on back support, watercolour, white gouache on cardboard,34,5 x 49,5 cm, framed, the frame damaged, scratches (Hu)

We are grateful to Dr. Sándor Békési, Wien Museum for valuable hints.

The festive illumination which is depicted in the present drawing was supposed to celebrate the completion of the hydroelectric power plant in Opponitz in 1925. The popular picture postcard motif was used by some manufacturers until the 1950s with different flagging.

Specialist: Dr. Brigitte Huck Dr. Brigitte Huck
+43-1-515 60-378

19c.paintings@dorotheum.at


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Auction: Watercolors
Auction type: Online auction
Date: 04.10.2023 - 17:09
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 27.09. - 04.10.2023