ADOLF LOOS (1870-1933)
ADOLF LOOS (1870-1933)
ADOLF LOOS (1870-1933)
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ADOLF LOOS (1870-1933)

RARE LONGCASE CLOCK, CIRCA 1900

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ADOLF LOOS (1870-1933)
Rare Longcase Clock, circa 1900
executed by Johannes Heeg, Vienna
copper, painted copper, brass, glass
68 5/8 in. (175 cm) high; 19 ½ in. (49.5 cm) wide; 16 ½ in. (42 cm) deep
Provenance
Hans von Bertele, London
Thence by descent
Galerie Asenbaum, Vienna
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1986
Literature
H. Kulka, Adolf Loos, Vienna, 1979, p. 102 for a period image of the related table clock
Moderne Vergangenheit 1800-1900, exh. cat., Künstlerhaus, Vienna, 1981, p. 251, fig. 200
B. Rukschcio, R. Schachel, Adolf Loos, Leben und Werk, Vienna, 1982, p. 45, fig. 40
Adolf Loos, 1870-1933, exh. cat., Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 1983 p. 165, fig. 2.30.8 for a period image of the related table clock p. 191, fig. 2.71 for a period image of a similar example
S. Wichmann, Jugendstil Art Nouveau, Floral and Functional Forms, Boston, 1984, p. 186-87 for period images of a similar example and the related table clock
B. Rukschio, Adolf Loos, exh. cat., Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Wien, 1989, p. 464 for related table clocks
R. Price, New Worlds, German And Austrian Art 1890-1940, exh. cat., Neue Galerie, New York, 2002, p. 422 for the related table clock

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