Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Art Nouveau Knights

Another powerful and elegant illustrations by the Austrian Art Nouveau painter Carl Otto Czeschka (1878-1960) done for an edition of "Die Nibelungen" (1909).


  1. I don't know that I would be smart enough to identify the Art Nouveau element, but I agree it is an elegant image. Does it remind you at all of the Bayeux Tapestry?

  2. Sure the Bayeux Tapestry is obvious as are the Art Nouveau elements. Above all there is the two dimensiol, flat ornamental style reminding of Klimt.
    Furthermore was Czeschka a member of the Vienna Secession.