Cornelia Paczka-Wagner

Symbolist prints

circa 1890 --

 

Cornelia Paczka-Wagner (German, 1864 - 1930)

"The Vision: Mary as the Comforter of Fallen Women" (partial)

1890, printed later by the artist

etching, trial proof, third impression

8 1/3 x 5 inches


lower right in pencil signed "Cornelia Paczka geb. Wagner" 


inscribed lower right by the artist in pencil: 

"Probedruck. 3. Fragment meiner Jugendarbeit 'Vision'"

["Proof impression. 3. Fragment of my youthful work 'Vision'"]


The Daulton Collection

This print is a proof impression of a part of Paczka-Wagner's  larger etching of 1890 "The Vision: Mary as the Comforter of Fallen Women," which was the artist's first print.


References:


Jay A. Clarke, "Cornelia Paczka-Wagner: Representing the Symbolic Self," Cantor Arts Center Journal, Vol. 7, 2010-2011, pp. 76-91.  For a discussion of "The Vision," see pages 83-84.

Cornelia Paczka-Wagner (German, 1864 - 1930)

"Arme Seelen" ["Poor Souls"]

etching


lower right in pencil signed "Cornelia Paczka"

lower left in pencil titled: "Arme Seelen"


The Daulton Collection

This print appears to be a study for a part of Paczka-Wagner's  larger etching of 1890 "The Vision: Mary as the Comforter of Fallen Women," which was the artist's first print.


References:


Jay A. Clarke, "Cornelia Paczka-Wagner: Representing the Symbolic Self," Cantor Arts Center Journal, Vol. 7, 2010-2011, pp. 76-91.  For a discussion of "The Vision," see pages 83-84.

Cornelia Paczka-Wagner (German, 1864 - 1930)

"Studie zu einer jungen Psyche" ["Study of a Young Psyche"]

1897

algraphie (also known as an aluminograph, a lithograph using an aluminum plate instead of a stone) in red 

lower right in pencil signed "Cornelia Paczka geb. Wagner"

The Daulton Collection


Paczka-Wagner subsequently incorporated this figure into "Beata Vita," 1898.  See below on this webpage.


References:


Jay A. Clarke, "Cornelia Paczka-Wagner: Representing the Symbolic Self," Cantor Arts Center Journal, Vol. 7, 2010-2011, pp. 76-91, especially pg. 79, Fig. 3.


Katalog der XXVI. Jahres-Ausstellung in Wien (Wien: Verlag der Genossenschaft der Bildenden Künstler Wiens, 1899), pg. 89, No. 535.


Cornelia Paczka-Wagner (German, 1864 - 1930)

Study for "Beata Vita"

circa 1897

algraphie (also known as an aluminograph, a lithograph using an aluminum plate instead of a stone) in red 

lower right in pencil signed "Cornelia Paczka geb. Wagner"

The Daulton Collection


Paczka-Wagner subsequently incorporated this figure into "Beata Vita," 1898.  See below on this webpage.


Cornelia Paczka-Wagner (German, 1864 - 1930)

"Vita Beata" ["The Blessed Life"]

circa 1898

algraphie (also known as an aluminograph, a lithograph using an aluminum plate instead of a stone) in red 

40 x 64,3 cm

lower right in pencil signed "Cornelia Paczka geb. Wagner"

The Daulton Collection


Provenance: Kunsthandel Dr. Markus Nass, Berlin, 2014


References:


Jay A. Clarke, "Cornelia Paczka-Wagner: Representing the Symbolic Self," Cantor Arts Center Journal, Vol. 7, 2010-2011, pp. 76-91.  This print, in particular, is reproduced as Figure 13 (color variant) and discussed at page 89.

Cornelia Paczka-Wagner (German, 1864 - 1930)

"Die Parze" ["Fate"], also known as "Fate Admonishing" ("Portrait of a Woman with a Veil"),

also known as "Trauer" ["Mourning"]

1898

algraphie (also known as an aluminograph, a lithograph using an aluminum plate instead of a stone) in red on Japan

24,5 x 19 cm

lower right in pencil signed "Cornelia Paczka"

The Daulton Collection


References:


Jay A. Clarke, "Cornelia Paczka-Wagner: Representing the Symbolic Self," Cantor Arts Center Journal, Vol. 7, 2010-2011, pp. 76-91.  This print, in particular, is reproduced as Figure 9 and discussed at page 86.

The Daulton Collection owns another signed impression of this haunting print:

Cornelia Paczka-Wagner (German, 1864 - 1930)

"Die Parze" ["Fate"], also known as "Fate Admonishing" ("Portrait of a Woman with a Veil"), also known as "Trauer" ["Mourning"]

1898

algraphie (also known as an aluminograph, a lithograph using an aluminum plate instead of a stone) in red (perhaps a color variant of the foregoing print on this webpage)

24,5 x 19 cm

lower right in pencil signed "Cornelia Paczka"

The Daulton Collection


References:


Jay A. Clarke, "Cornelia Paczka-Wagner: Representing the Symbolic Self," Cantor Arts Center Journal, Vol. 7, 2010-2011, pp. 76-91.  This print, in particular, is reproduced as Figure 9 and discussed at page 86.

Cornelia Paczka-Wagner (German, 1864 - 1930)

Nude Woman with Upraised Arms,

perhaps a study for a bronze plaquette (see below, this webpage)

circa 1898

algraphie (also known as an aluminograph, a lithograph using an aluminum plate instead of a stone) in red 

lower right in pencil signed "Cornelia Paczka geb. Wagner"

The Daulton Collection

Cornelia Paczka-Wagner (German, 1864 - 1930)

Nude Woman with Upraised Arms,

probably a study for a bronze plaquette (see below, this webpage)

circa 1898

algraphie (also known as an aluminograph, a lithograph using an aluminum plate instead of a stone) in red 

lower right in pencil signed "Cornelia Paczka geb. Wagner"

The Daulton Collection


References:


Jay A. Clarke, "Cornelia Paczka-Wagner: Representing the Symbolic Self," Cantor Arts Center Journal, Vol. 7, 2010-2011, pp. 76-91, especially Figure 10, discussed at pages 86-87.

Cornelia Paczka-Wagner (German, 1864 - 1930)

Study for a Bronze Plaquette

1898

algraphie (also known as an aluminograph, a lithograph using an aluminum plate instead of a stone) in red

proof impression before letters

unsigned

The Daulton Collection


References:


Jay A. Clarke, "Cornelia Paczka-Wagner: Representing the Symbolic Self," Cantor Arts Center Journal, Vol. 7, 2010-2011, pp. 76-91.  This print, in particular, is reproduced as Figure 10 (color variant, published state) and discussed at pages 86-87.

Cornelia Paczka-Wagner (German, 1864 - 1930)

Female Figural Group with Harp and Putti,

circa 1898

algraphie (also known as an aluminograph, a lithograph using an aluminum plate instead of a stone)

lower right in pencil signed "Cornelia Paczka geb. Wagner"

lower left in pencil dedicated by the artist: "Herrn Malz [?] zur freundlichen Erinnerungen" ["Mr. Malz (?) with fond memories"]

The Daulton Collection


Cornelia Paczka-Wagner (Göttingen 1864 - nach 1930)

 

Der Tod und die Ohnmächtige [Death and the Powerless]

 

circa 1899

algraphie (also known as an aluminograph, a lithograph using an aluminum plate instead of a stone)

39 x 61,4 cm

signed in pencil lower right: "Cornelia Paczka, geb. Wagner"

The Daulton Collection


Excellent impression with wide margins.


Condition: traces of usage and stained along the outer white edge; several smaller tears in the edge and corners bumped; labels on the reverse; otherwise a well-preserved copy.



Provenance:


Kunstdruckerei Sebastian Malz (1873-1945), owner of a print shop in Berlin



References:


Die Graphischen Künste, 21, 1898, p. 107 et seq.


Katalog der XXVI. Jahres-Ausstellung in Wien (Wien: Verlag der Genossenschaft der Bildenden Künstler Wiens, 1899), pg. 88, No. 522.


Jay A. Clarke, "Cornelia Paczka-Wagner: Representing the Symbolic Self," Cantor Arts Center Journal, Vol. 7, 2010-2011, pp. 76-91.  This print, in particular, is reproduced as Figure 12 and discussed at pages 88-89.





 

 

Cornelia Paczka-Wagner (German, 1864 - 1930)

Weiblicher liegender Akt in Landschaft [Reclining Female Nude in a Landscape]

circa 1900

algraphie (also known as an aluminograph, a lithograph using an aluminum plate instead of a stone) on reddish Japan paper

image 29,4 x 40 cm (sheet 37 x 56 cm)

lower right in pencil signed "Cornelia Paczka geb. Wagner"

The Daulton Collection


Our sheet captivates with the finely sculpted figure, which subtly takes up the lines of the surrounding nature. 


Wonderful chalky impression with nicely differentiated plate tone and wide margin.


a rare print

Cornelia Paczka-Wagner (German, 1864 - 1930)

Junge Frau auf dem Totenbett [Young Woman on Her Deathbed]

date unknown, but probably circa 1898

algraphie (also known as an aluminograph, a lithograph using an aluminum plate instead of a stone) in red-brown on velum paper

22,8 x 29,1 cm (sheet)

lower right in pencil signed "Cornelia Paczka geb. Wagner"

The Daulton Collection

Cornelia Paczka-Wagner (German, 1864 - 1930)

Young Girl Holding a Flower

date unknown, but probably circa 1898

algraphie (also known as an aluminograph, a lithograph using an aluminum plate instead of a stone) in orange

The Daulton Collection

Cornelia Paczka-Wagner (German, 1864 - 1930)

"Des Kindes Träumchen" ["The Child's Dream"]

date unknown, but probably circa 1900

Aquarellierte Lithographie (watercolor over lithograph)

image 9 x 12 1/4 in. (sheet 13 x 17 in.)

signed, titled, and inscribed in pencil below: "Cornelia Paczka" "Des Kindes Träumchen" "Aquarellierte Litographie

The Daulton Collection


Provenance: Ex coll. Ingrid Rose

 

Contact:

 

Jack Daulton

The Daulton Collection

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