“Frühling“, “Sommer“, “Herbst“, “Winter” [Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter], four lithographs printed around 1900 by F. Karg in Vienna, after drawings by Gottfried Sieben. Coloured by a later hand. Size: 30 x 20 cm (each) .
Gottfried Sieben (1856-1918) was an Austrian painter, writer and illustrator of numerous newspapers, magazines and erotica. Sieben was a student of the Akademie der bildenden Künste in Vienna. From 1880 he was responsible for the satirical weekly floh! and then for the magazine Wiener Caricaturen. From 1881 he published town views and drawings of events in Austria-Hungary in illustrated newspapers. He also contributed to various newspapers and magazines, such as the Neues Wiener Tagblatt, the fashion magazine Zeitung für die Elegante Welt and the humorous magazine Tritsch-Tratsch.
This series of four-season must have been published separately.
Price: Euro 650,- (set of four prints)