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Peter Pollág

St. John’s wort A painting from the latest period of Peter Pollág’s work (1958) was purchased because of the topic which has a strong autobiographical context and a connotation to the history of the artist’s native town of Levoča. It represents the latest painter’s creation and, at the same time, is a reflection of the […]

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Portrait 2

Anna Normann-Ehrenfels. Sketchbook 1871Valpovo (Walpacher), Slavonia, in today’s north-eastern Croatia, paper, cardboard, pencil drawing, black chalk, tempera, 31 x 29 cmSigned on all drawings with the artist’s first name: Anna The sketchbook contains 52 sheets depicting flowers, fruits, studies of two female portraits and vedutas of her native Valpovo and the surroundings, all made in […]

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Portrait

With artistic talent and aristocratic origin A son of a former employee at the Csáky mansion house in Spišský Hrhov sold a sketchbook wrapped in a leather cover and designated with the exlibris of the Csáky mansion house library to the Antique bookshop in Levoča. He had found these objects when sorting out the heritage […]

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Women in Early 20th Century 2

Memory book from the year 1912 1912Budapest, Hungarian, handwritingmaterial and technique: paper (book sheets), cardboard (cover), hardback, 64 p., height 17 cm, width 11 cm, depth 2 cm The binding of the memory book is coated with red velvet. On the front page of the cover there is an Art Nouveau brass medaillion with the […]

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Women in Early 20th Century

These few lines… In the story entitled „These few lines…“ we present several personal items that an urban lady could have owned in the first three decades of the 20th century also in the Spiš region. The story is rendered from visually and materially attractive personal things, such as a memory book and a set […]