Academic red chalk study 1894

Academic study. Head portrait of a young man with long hair; side view, energetic look, not looking at the viewer. Red chalk heightened with white.

JQAW# Z_1884_070
Red chalk on paper ?? x ?? cm
Signature: Adams 94
Private collection Germany.

This drawing is from a portfolio from the time Adams studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna Schillerplatz (1892-1896) and is dated 1894. The energetic look and facial features make for an apt and appealing study portrait. Adams received a total of three awards for his drawing talent during his time studying at the Academy Schillerplatz Vienna.



1986 Academy Schillerplatz Vienna 1986, Viennese Society in Portrait, Catalog No. 2.


Schaffer/Eisenberger 1986, Austellungskatalog #2 (o.Abb.)


Mary (Mizzi) and Luise Elise Teltscher, sisters of the artist. Exported to the USA in 1951 to Luise Elise Teltscher, Boston (BDA 1210/51).
Gift to Harriet Walderdorff, Salzburg.
Her family descendants. Private collection Germany.