Obsieger passed Summer Internships in the summers of 1910 to 1912 at Rudolf Sommerhuber in Steyr. In one of these summers this furnace was created, it was produced in several different versions.
About the artist:
* 23.09.1884 Lundenburg/Mähren
+ 27.11.1958 Vienna
Studies at the College of Clay Industry in Znaim and at the School of Applied Arts in Vienna, 1909 to 1914. From 1913 to 1918 Obsieger was assistant at the School of Applied Arts in Vienna, then there a professor from 1919 to 1921, and before 1918/19 in the College of Clay Industry Znaim. From 1921 to 1932 he was head of the Atelier Schools of Ceramics at the Wienerberger brick factory and construction company in Vienna. Following this line head of Atelier for ceramics at the School of Applied Arts in Vienna from 1945 to 1955 and CEO of master class in ceramic sculpture and pottery. Ceramic works for the Wiener Werkstätte.
(Source Biography: “Wiener Werkstätte 1903-1932”, Gabriele Fahr-Becker, Taschen-Verlag)
- Künstler/in: Robert Obsieger
- Entstehung: about 1910 - 1912
- Angebotsstatus: AVAILABLE