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Table mirror kneeling man Werkstätte Hagenauer late 1920s

SKU 309 Tag

Table mirror kneeling man Werkstätte Hagenauer Wien late 1920s marked

  • Width: 8cm
  • Height: 48cm
  • Depth: 16cm
  • Dating: 1925 to 1929
    Epoch: Art Deco
    Technique: Brass, cast and nickel-plated
    Remains of markings on the front footBib.: original photo in the archive of the Werkstatte Hagenauer in the Museum of Applied Arts Vienna, mod. no. 1728
    4.200,00 VAT inclusive
    SKU 309 Tag
    Description

    In the 1920s the Hagenauer siblings Karl and Franz began to design and craft strongly reduced figurines in their Viennese workshop. Today, these sculptures count towards the beginning of the design of France and Italy of the 1950s and 1960s. Through the strong reduction of the physical attributions of man or woman the Hagenauer brothers created a new modernism that has never been achieved before.

    The kneeling man dates to the early 1920s. The physical attributes are displayed very reduced and dynamic. The nickel-plated finish lends this figurine a fine, precious appearance and the execution shows great craftsmanship.

    Execution

    Werkstätte Hagenauer – stylistic evolution and importance

    Today, the Werkstatte Hagenauer is rightfully among the most important Austrian Arts & Crafts manufacturers of the 20th century. The clear, strict formal language combined with dynamic poses and the usage of brass, nickel-plated, patinated or bare, along with copper, alpaca and exotic wood shows a high level of recognition.

    However, it took the siblings Karl and Franz Hagenauer quite some time until they developed their own unique style. Karl and Franz both attended the Vienna School of Arts & Crafts and studied under Josef Hoffmann, Oskar Strnad, Anton Hanak and Dagobert Peche.

    Until the closure of the Werkstatte Hagenauer on December 30, 1987, art objects of outstanding quality were still being produced. The siblings Karl and Franz Hagenauer strongly contributed in coining the term „design“ through their legacy and are surely among the most influential Austrian artists of the 20th century.

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