Description & Technical information

Designed by: Franz Hagenauer

Executed by: Werkstätte Hagenauer, Vienna, 1978-87, model no. 1077

Saxophonist: H 186 cm, W 67 cm, D 49 cm

Drummer: H 168 cm, W 80 cm, D 80 cm

Trumpeter: H 187 cm, W 64 cm, D 67 cm

Pianist: H 147 cm, W 104 cm, D 43 cm

The four musicians form part of a group of seven jazz musicians (+ cello, violin, flute)

Sincere thanks to Dr. Maria-Luise Jesch, Austrian Museum of Applied Arts Vienna, Hagenauer archives for this information.

Date:  1978-87
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Vienna, Austria
Medium: Painted wood, Painted steel, Chromium-plated brass
HANDMADE, one musician marked no. 1077

Dimensions: 186 x 67 x 49 cm (73¹/₄ x 26³/₈ x 19¹/₄ inches)
Provenance: Christie’s East, New York, 9 June 1998, lots
165, 166 (for the trumpet and saxophone players); Seymour Stein, New York;
Sotheby’s, New York, 11 December 2003, lot 59; acquired from the above by the
present owner


contemporary photographs from 1981 preserved in the Hagenauer archives at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna, inv. nos. HAF-853_1, HAF-854_2,
HAF-856_1, HAF-857_1

Categories: Decorative Arts & Design