Academic study of a young man in suit 1893

Academic study. Chest portrait of a young man in a suit and dotted tie; front view, lowered gaze.

JQAW# Z_1893_030
Charcoal on dark paper 47 x 34 cm
Signature: Adams 93
Private collection Austria.

This drawing is from a portfolio from Adams' Viennese student days (1892-1896). The embarrassed gaze directed to the ground make an apt study portrait of this young, probably inexperienced model.



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


Schaffer/Eisenberger 1986, Austellungskatalog #2 (no ill.)


From the artist to:
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.
Herr family descendants,
Private collection Austria.