This is a very special piece, since the Franz Brantzky - the artist who drew this lovely Art Nouveau Piece - attached the Paper he created his art on to a piece of Cardboard which has an original Art Nouveau Print of a stunning Nymph.
Date: Germany circa 1925
Artist: Franz Brantzky (Cognomen: Gallus)
Size : 13 x 10 inches
Media : Pastel on Paper attached to Cardboard (with an Art Nouveau Print)
This beautiful Pastel Drawing by the famous Painter, Sculptor and Architect Franz Brantzky shows a romantic scene of a Mill in Essen, Germany. It shows the Deilbachmühle in Langenberg, Essen. The Mill was most likely a wood mill and is attached to a traditional alf-timbered house. The reverse side of the drawing shows an amazing Art Nouveau Print of a Nymph. It states the title "Chant - Gesang - Song". We really love the possibility to find a nice simple frame for this piece of art and switch the side from time to time. It is basically having to different pieces of Art in One.
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: Good condition with nice color and light tanning giving it a vintage look.
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