Fritz Gartner | Schwebebahn (Cologne)

FRITZ GARTNER
German, 1882–1958

"Schwebebahn" (Cologne)

Signed and dated FRITZ GÄRTNER 1908; also numbered and titled No. 98 SCHWEBEBAHN on the stretcher
Pastel on canvas
28¾ x 27½ inches (73 x 70 cm)
Framed: 36 x 35 inches (91.4 x 89 cm)
 
This work depicts a futuristic vision of Cologne, with a suspended monorail above the Rhine and a large railway bridge crossing the river near the cathedral. 

Provenance
Evelin Böhde

Exhibited
Leipzig, Galerie del Vecchio, Die Futuristen, 1914, no. 22

Literature
Jugend, 1908, no. 12393, illustrated
Hermann A.L. Degener, Wer ist’s?, Leipzig, 1912, p. 467

$35,000

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