Tanna Kasimir-Hoernes was the wife of Luigi Kasimir (1881-1962) whom she met while both were students at the Vienna Academy of Art. Luigi was one of the first artists to develop the color etching technique, and his work can be found in major museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and in numerous fine print collections worldwide. Both husband and wife were prolific producers of color and black-and-white etchings of European and American urban landscapes and architecture. Their work looks similar, but Tanna’s style was somewhat more painterly than Luigi’s. Their son Robert Kasimir (1914-2002) was also an accomplished printmaker.
Condition: Generally very good, recently professionally cleaned and deacidified with only minor remaining toning and wear; small pale foxing spot remaining in lower margin unobtrusive.
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