Rudolf Jettmar



watercolor over pencil on paper


Rudolf Jettmar

"Drachen II: Drache mit Schimmel und Kaempfern" ("Dragon II: Dragon with White Horse and Warriors")

watercolor over pencil on crème-colored paper


12,5 x 27 cm (image); 19,5 x 33 cm (sheet)


Estate of the artist; thence by descent in his family in Baden-Württemberg.

This watercolor is a finished study for Jettmar's oil painting of 1902, "Drachenbild II," Hofstätter Ö 37, in the National Gallery, Prague. (Inv. Nr. 0-4044). See: Otto M. Urban, Mysterious Distances: Symbolism and Art in the Bohemian Lands, 1880-1914 (Prague: Arbor vitae, 2014), pg. 115, ill. 159 ("Dragons and Monsters -- Men with White Horses," 1902).

Exhibition History:


1975              Rudolf Jettmar, Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg, Germany

Publication History:

1984                Hans H. Hofstätter, Rudolf Jettmar (Vienna: Tusch, 1984), AE 39; the catalogue raisonne.

Jack Daulton
The Daulton Collection