Heinrich Krenes


Vanitas (Salome)

mixed media on cardboard,

circa 1910


Heinrich Krenes (Vienna 1874-1913 Vienna)


"Vanitas (Salome)"


circa 1910

mixed media on cardboard

30,5 x 24,6 cm 

lower right signed "Krenes"

Heinrich Krenes was an Austrian artist known principally for his numerous illustrations in Die Muskete (The Musket), a weekly satire magazine published in Vienna, 1905-1941. He exhibited at the Vienna Kuenstlerhaus, 1912-13. The painting “Vanitas (Salome)” is perhaps his finest work.



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