Gertraud B. Reinberger woodcuts for sale

Austrian, 1903-1992

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Blooming Tree (Bluhender Baum) -  REINBERGER

Blooming Tree (Bluhender Baum)
Woodcut, 1925, edition unknown. 31 1/4 x 17 1/4 in. Signed and titled in pencil; inscribed "handdruck." This is a fine impression printed on a fibrous Japanese paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. This is the artist's largest and best known print. Her editions were probably about 40-50 impressions. Reinberger and her family were friends with Josef Hoffmann, the important Austrian architect and designer. She specialized in blockprints and many of her works are in the Albertina, including this image. Other prints are currently available. Provenance: Private collection, Berlin.
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Four Figures, Facing Left -  REINBERGER

Four Figures, Facing Left
Woodcut, circa 1920, edition unknown. 15 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. Signed in pencil and inscribed "handdruck". A superb impression in fine condition. Full margins. Reinberger's extraordinary woodcuts grew from her family's friendship with Josef Hoffmann. Beautiful design, vision and craftsmanship come together in these Successionist era images. A large collection of her prints are in the Albertina in Vienna. (See Eva Matthaus Holzschnitte von Gertraud Reinberger Graphische Kunst, 15/2 (1980)).
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Four Figures; One Kneeling -  REINBERGER

Four Figures; One Kneeling
Woodcut, 1920, edition unknown. 10 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. Signed and dated in pencil. This is a very good impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. She studied at the School of Applied Arts in Vienna and made her first woodcut in 1916. She rarely dated her prints as we have here. There's a large group of her prints in the Albertina.
$1,500

Salome -  REINBERGER

Salome
Woodcut, 1920-25, edition unknown. 15 5/8 x 7 7/8 in. Signed in pencil. A fine impression on Japanese paper. Fine condition. Full margins. Reinberger's extraordinary woodcuts developed in part from her family's friendship with Josef Hoffmann. Her work is well-represented at the Albertina.
$2,000

Symbolic Figure, Facing Right -  REINBERGER

Symbolic Figure, Facing Right
Woodcut, circa 1920, edition unknown. 12 x 7 7/8 in. Signed in pencil. A superb impression in very good condition. Minor foxing, verso, along bottom edge of sheet. Wide if not full margins. Little is know about her lift as an artist. Her designs and symbolic imagery is quite unique and her prints are rare.
$1,650

Symbolic Figures -  REINBERGER

Symbolic Figures
Woodcut, 1919, edition unknown but certainly small. 7 7/8 x 15 5/8 in. Signed and dated in pencil. A fine impression on off-white Japanese paper. Full margins. This print is exemplary of the unique art and design produced in Vienna in the early part of the 20th century. Reinberger's woodcuts are in the Albertina and other European and American museum collections.
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