Emilie Mediz-Pelikan

To the Underworld,

c. 1897,

ink on cardboard


Emilie Mediz-Pelikan (Vöcklabruck, Austria 1861-1908 Dresden)

"Zur Unterwelt" ("To the Underworld")

circa 1897

ink on cardboard 

signed lower left: "E. Pelikan"

The Daulton Collection

This drawing is closely related to an Emilie Mediz-Pelikan painting with a nearly identical composition published as "Zur Unterwelt" in Mediz Pelikan Mappe (Munich: Verlag Kunswart, Georg D. W. Callwey, 1920), which is dated 1897 (or 1892?).

Karl Mediz (Vienna 1868 - 1945 Dresden)

"Portrait of Emilie Mediz-Pelikan," also known as "The Meditative Emilie"


graphite on paper, heightened with white

43 x 41.5 cm

signed and dated top right: "K. Mediz 1902 Dezember"

The Daulton Collection

Karl Mediz (Vienna 1868 - 1945 Dresden)

"Portrait of Emilie Mediz-Pelikan"


pencil and colored pencil on paper

45 x 51 cm

signed and dated bottom right "Karl Mediz 1900"

The Daulton Collection

Publication History:

Mediz Pelikan Mappe (Munich: Kunstwart Verlag, Georg D. W. Callwey, 1920), ill. pg. 1.

The Daulton Collection