Date: Europe circa 1904
Artist: Franz Brantzky (Cognomen: Gallus)
Size : circa 13 1/2 by 10 inches (incl. Backing Board)
Media : Pastel / Crayon on Paper attached to Cardboard
This beautiful Pastel Drawing by the famous Painter, Sculptor and Architect Franz Brantzky is a rare find. The work depicts the stunning Michaelsburg Abbey in Siegburg, Germany. Michaelsberg Abbey (German: Abtei Michaelsberg) is a former monastery of the Benedictine Order, belonging to the Subiaco Congregation (1064-2011). The monastery is situated on the Michaelsberg ("St. Michael's Mount"), about 40 metres above the town of Siegburg. For this reason it is also often known as Siegburg Abbey. The drawing would look even more beautiful when framed in a simple frame. The Drawing is signed and has the Location on it.
More about the artist:
Franz Brantzky is best known for his sketches and drawings during his travels and even published a book about them (Reiseskizzen). He was born on January 19th 1871 in Cologne (Germany). He won several golden medals at the international art exhibits in Munich and Düsseldorf. He was also a famous architect. He designed the Eastasia Museum in Cologne, the Romefountian in Cologne, serveral Churches, the Möhne Dam and many more buildings.
Condition: Very good condition with nice color and light tanning. Please see pictures.
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