Out of stock

Luigi Kasimir - Early 20th Century Etching, Brasenose College, Oxford

Item Sold


Luigi Kasimir - Original Early 20th Century Etching. Etching with aquatint. Laid down on heavy card and trimmed outside the plate. Unsigned. In fine condition.

Luigi Kasimir (1881–1962) was an Austro-Hungarian-born etcher, painter, printmaker and landscape artist. He inherited his talent from his ancestors; his grandfather was a painter and a poet, and his father an officer in the Habsburg army, who later became a professional painter. Kasimir attended the Vienna Academy of Art where he studied under Wilhelm Unger, who introduced him to the technique of the coloured etching. Kasimir was among the first to develop the technique of the coloured etching. Before this, prints were usually hand-coloured with the colour being applied in a casual, haphazard manner. Kasimir would first create a sketch—usually in pastel. He then transferred the design on as many as four to six plates, printing one after the other and applying the colour on the plate—all done by hand. He designed a bookplate for Sigmund Freud, who also hung an etching of the Roman Forum by Kasimir in his consulting room.


36 x 40cm (14.2" x 15.7")
Sheet: 52.5 x 43cm (20.7" x 16.9")

See More Like This

For our full collection of these click here

More Information
Code ms802
Artist Luigi Kasimir
Date Early 20th Century
Dimensions 36 x 40cm
Medium Etching
Style Realism
Subject Architecture & Cityscapes
Write Your Own Review
You're reviewing:Luigi Kasimir - Early 20th Century Etching, Brasenose College, Oxford

Delivery prices for this item are as follows


Remember - we combine shipping costs for multiple purchases automatically so go through to checkout for the final price.

Need to Know

All of our items come with a Certificate of Authenticity

Read more Certificate of Authenticity
Empty | Add All to Cart
 My Wishlist (0)