With four drawings and five watercolours by O. R. Schatz

Leischner, Erich Franz, Austrian architect (1887-1970). "Hausbuch".

No place, 1936-1954.

4to. Ca 95 pencil drawings (including occasional pen-and-ink drawings and watercolours), as well as entries and drawings by other hands on a total of 187 ff. Contemporary cloth with illustrated vellum title label and spine label.


The drawings - some of which are very finely executed, though most constitute mere perfunctory sketches - include numerous portraits. Many depict Leischner's wife Stefanie, née Friedrich, others show caricatures, interiors etc. The several signed full-page watercolours and pencil drawings by Otto Rudolf Schatz (1900-61) deserve special mention: these include a number of decidedly anti-fascist and anticlerical caricatures, but also a full-page pencil drawing and a full-page entry with two illustrations by Franz von Zülow (1883-1963).

Schatz's contributions have been researched and documented for a catalogue raisonné by Dr Cornelia Cabuk, Belvedere, Vienna.

Binding somewhat rubbed and warped. Edges of leaves slightly darkened; occasional slight spots.

Cabuk, Schatz (2018), p. 104, illustrated.

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