Gerlach's Allegorien No. 86Austria, c. 1897
18 x 14 in (46 x 36 cm)
Allegorien-Neue Folge was a serialized folio published in installments between 1895 and 1900. Martin Gerlach, its publisher, selected the most exciting and innovative artists of the region to contribute works to the series, including Gustav Klimt, Koloman Moser, and Carl Otto Czeschka. Each plate explores a different theme or collection of topics, such as, astronomy, dance, or graphic arts.
Image: This plate explores athletics and sports, with three boxes of men engaging in rowing, archery, and shotput.
Designer: Karl Ederer
Printer: Wien Verlag Gerlach und Schenk