collect.at Antiques and unique Collectibles Japan 1900: Hand painted Postcard to Siebenbuergen, Austria

collect.at Antiques and unique Collectibles Japan 1900: Hand painted Postcard to Siebenbuergen, Austria: “Kyoto – Japan 1900: Hand painted postcard with view of Fujiyama. International Mail Postal card as Sakura FC4 with additional 2 Sen val.

Kobe and Yokohama transitional strikes.

Sent via America to Post Kristyor – Siebenbuergen. Scarce destination.

Fine condition.”

Alfred Hrdlicka Autograph Folder and Foto CoA

Alfred Hrdlicka: Hand signed invitation of Ernst Hilger Gallery for an exhibition in 1998.

Additional folder for invitation to join his burial at Wiener Zentralfriedhof in 2009 (scarce).

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Additional photo print with a biography of the artist at reverse.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

The folders are ca. 21 x 15 cm, all in very good condition.

Alfred Hrdlicka (1928 – 2009) war ein österreichischer Bildhauer, Zeichner, Maler, Grafiker und Schriftsteller.

Alfred Hrdlicka (1928 – 2009) was an Austrian sculptor, draughtsman, painter and artist. His surname is sometimes written Hrdlička.

Hrdlicka studied painting until 1952 at the Akademie der bildenden Künste under Albert Paris Gütersloh and Josef Dobrowsky. Afterwards he studied sculpture until 1957 under Fritz Wotruba. In 1960 he had his first exhibition in Vienna; in 1964 he attained international attention as a representative of Austria at the Venice Biennale, Italy.

In 2008, his new religious work about the Apostles, Religion, Flesh and Power, attracted criticism about its homoerotic theme. The exhibition was housed in the museum of the St. Stephen’s Cathedral of Vienna. He taught many sculptors, such as Hans Sailer, Angela Laich and others.

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Leonard Bernstein Autograph on Photo CoA

Leonard Bernstein autograph: hand-signed b/w photograph (real photo as postcard).

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The Autographs comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Size: 9 x 14 cm, very good condition.

Leonard Bernstein (1918 – 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated in the US to receive worldwide acclaim.
His fame derived from his long tenure as the music director of the New York Philharmonic, from his conducting of concerts with most of the world’s leading orchestras, and from his music for West Side Story, Peter Pan, Candide, Wonderful Town, On the Town, On The Waterfront, his Mass, and a range of other compositions, including three symphonies and many shorter chamber and solo works.

Bernstein was the first conductor to give numerous television lectures on classical music, starting in 1954 and continuing until his death. He was a skilled pianist, often conducting piano concertos from the keyboard.

As a composer he wrote in many styles encompassing symphonic and orchestral music, ballet, film and theatre music, choral works, opera, chamber music and pieces for the piano.

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Henry Moore Autoghraph Hand-signed Photo CoA

Henry Moore b/w photo, hand-signed.

Size: 8,2 x 14 cm, very good condition.

The autograph comes with a certificate of authenticity.

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Henry Spencer Moore OM CH FBA (1986) was an English sculptor and artist. He was best known for his semi-abstract monumental bronze sculptures which are located around the world as public works of art.

His forms are usually abstractions of the human figure, typically depicting mother-and-child or reclining figures. Moore’s works are usually suggestive of the female body, apart from a phase in the 1950s when he sculpted family groups. His forms are generally pierced or contain hollow spaces. Many interpreters liken the undulating form of his reclining figures to the landscape and hills of his birthplace, Yorkshire.

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Russo Japanese War: Tinted Postcard from 1904

collect.at Antiques and unique Collectibles Russo Japanese War: Tinted Postcard from 1904: “Russian Japanese War: Tinted vintage postcard depicting the battle at Kiu Lien Chang on April 30th – May 1st in 1904.

Russian Japanese War Postcard

Unused, fine condition.

The Japanese 12th Division crossed the Yalu in force at Su-ku-chin and begins advancing on the Russian left flank. Japanese batteries near Wiju annihilated the Russian artillery in front of the main Japanese force on the Yalu and forbid the Russian. The Russians lost 2,700 out of 14,000 soldiers, the Japanese 1,036 out of 42,400.
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