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Alfred Kubin

Brickworks, 1902-1903

Ink, spray and wash, charcoal, and white heightening on land register paper
9 3/10 × 6 4/5 in
23.6 × 17.3 cm
This is a unique work.
€75,000
location
New York, Vienna
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W&K - Wienerroither & Kohlbacher
New York, Vienna
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This brickworks factory looks utterly abandoned, placed in the midst of a nondescript, flat …

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This brickworks factory looks utterly abandoned, placed in the midst of a nondescript, flat landscape. In the foreground there is a cart, its shaft pointing upward like a warning finger. The kiln’s vast chimney soars into the sky beyond the picture’s boundaries. Further indistinct and unidentifiable vertical accents …

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Signature
Signed lower right: Kubin Titled in another hand on verso: Ziegelei Embossed stamp “Gauss,” 2nd embossed stamp
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Alfred Kubin
Austrian , 1877–1959
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Alfred Kubin’s haunting illustrations, watercolors, and lithographs of symbol-laden fantasy worlds …

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Alfred Kubin’s haunting illustrations, watercolors, and lithographs of symbol-laden fantasy worlds are said to have presaged the horrors of WWI. Death, parenthood, sexuality, the unconscious, and explicit and violent portrayals of women as femmes fatales are recurring motifs in his oeuvre. Originating in his own …

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W&K - Wienerroither & Kohlbacher
New York, Vienna
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This brickworks factory looks utterly abandoned, placed in the midst of a nondescript, flat …

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This brickworks factory looks utterly abandoned, placed in the midst of a nondescript, flat landscape. In the foreground there is a cart, its shaft pointing upward like a warning finger. The kiln’s vast chimney soars into the sky beyond the picture’s boundaries. Further indistinct and unidentifiable vertical accents …

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Signature
Signed lower right: Kubin Titled in another hand on verso: Ziegelei Embossed stamp “Gauss,” 2nd embossed stamp
Image rights
W&K - Wienerroither & Kohlbacher (www.w-k.art)
Alfred Kubin
Austrian , 1877–1959
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Alfred Kubin’s haunting illustrations, watercolors, and lithographs of symbol-laden fantasy worlds …

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Alfred Kubin’s haunting illustrations, watercolors, and lithographs of symbol-laden fantasy worlds are said to have presaged the horrors of WWI. Death, parenthood, sexuality, the unconscious, and explicit and violent portrayals of women as femmes fatales are recurring motifs in his oeuvre. Originating in his own …

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Alfred Kubin

Brickworks, 1902-1903

Ink, spray and wash, charcoal, and white heightening on land register paper
9 3/10 × 6 4/5 in
23.6 × 17.3 cm
This is a unique work.
€75,000
location
New York, Vienna
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