Wieselthier / Bucher
This artists’ furnace is most likely a collaboration of the artists Vally Wieselthier and Hertha Bucher and one of a kind.
Creation time: 1920 – 1925
About the artists:
* 25.05.1895 Vienna
+ 01.09.1945 New York
After studying at the Art School for Women and Girls in Vienna Vally Wieselthier was from 1914 to 1920 a student of Koloman Moser, Josef Hoffmann and Powolny and others at the School of Applied Arts in Vienna. Then she became a member of the Artists’ Ateliers of the Wiener Werkstätte, but also had her own studio in the Esterhazygasse. Her ceramic works for the Wiener Werkstätte became a synonym for the “Happy Twenties”. Also still active in: glass, textiles, wallpaper, toys, book covers, free and commercial art, painted wooden boxes. Collaboration with Gudrun Baudisch-Wittke. Emigrated to the U.S. Participate in almost all the major exhibitions of the Wiener Werkstätte, including: Fashion Exhibition 1915, Art Show 1920, Paris 1925, German Women’s Art Exhibition 1925, The Hague 1927/28.
* 14.06.1898 Leverkusen
+ 09.02.1960 Vienna
Student inter alia of Strnad and Powolny at the School of Applied Arts in Vienna. Member of the Artists’ Atelier of the Wiener Werkstätte, the Austrian Werkbund and the Viennese Woman Art. For buildings of Hoffmann she designed fireplace mantles and heating grids. Numerous ceramic work as figures and vessels in the style of the twenties of the Wiener Werkstätte. Participation inter alia at the following exhibitions: Art Show 1920, Jubilee Exhibition of Vienna Arts and Crafts Association in 1924, Paris 1925.
(Source Biographies: “Wiener Werkstätte 1903-1932”, Gabriele Fahr-Becker, Taschen-Verlag)
- Künstler/in: Vally Wieselthier & Hertha Bucher
- Entstehung: about 1920 - 1925
- Angebotsstatus: SOLD