Luigi Kasimir “Vienna” Estate Signed Color Etching C.1940s

Luigi Kasimir “Vienna” Estate Signed Color Etching C.1940s


Dimensions: 34″W x 1″D x 22″H
Period: Mid 20th Century
Styles: Impressionism
Place of Origin: Austria
Materials: Aquatint,Etching
Condition: Vintage / Antique / Used, Original Condition Unaltered, No Imperfections
Condition Notes: Very good condition.
Art Subject: Cityscape Architecture

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Luigi Kasimir “General View of Vienna” Etching w/ Aquatint c.1940s

Titled “A General View of Vienna”

Pencil signed by the artist.

Dimensions 27″ x 14″. The frame measures 34″ x 22″.

Very good vintage condition.

Austrian-born etcher and painter, Luigi Kasimir was born in 1881 in Pettau, a part of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. Kasimir attended the Vienna Academy of Art where he studied under William Unger, who introduced him to the technique of the colored etching.

Up until this point, prints were usually hand colored with the color being applied in a casual, haphazard manner. Kasimir was a pioneer in the colored etching technique. He started with a sketch, usually in pastel, and then transferred the design on as many as four to six plates. He printed one after the other and applied the color on the plate–all done by hand. Luigi Kasimir died in 1962.