Kolomann Moser

Kolomann Moser

(March 30, 1868 – October 18, 1918) was an Austrian
artist who exerted considerable influence on twentieth-century graphic art and one of the foremost artists of the Vienna Secession movement and a co-founder of Wiener Werkstätte.
During his life, Moser designed a wide array of art works - books and graphic works from postage stamps to magazine vignettes; fashion; stained glass windows, porcelains and ceramics, blown glass, tableware, silver, jewelry, and furniture - to name a few of his interests


Lit.: Michael Pabst, Wiener Graphik um 1900, Verlag Silke Schreiber, München Wien




Kolomann Moser
1. Floral motif, ca. 1903. thinned oil paint in Tunkpapiertechnik hand-made paper. Ca. 34 x 31 cm (sheet 47 x 35,5cm). Because of it's fagile and demaged paper it's fixed on hand-made paper. Beginning with 1901 Kolomann Moser made a couple of these works, mainly small animals, like fishes or fairytales' creatures. Quite close to abstraction are his floral motifs.



2."Flaechenschmuck" (fabric designs). 12 lithos. Most of them are fabric designs for furniture. From 1901 and each one has the estate stamp (Nachlass Koloman Moser) on the backside.
Reference: Konstruktiver Jugenstil/Wiener Grafik, catalogue Galerie Michael Pabst - Munich (ca. 1980), co-production of
Galerie Julius Hummel - Vienna and Galerie Mayer Ellinger - Frankfurt (P.66 - No. 169). Size 25x29 cm - ( 9,7x11,3 in)
Edition: Martin Gerlach - Vienna/Leipzig



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