Sepp Nowak


(Moonlight Sonata),

etching, 1927


Sepp Nowak (Austrian, active 1920s-1930s Vienna)

"Mondscheinsonate" ["Moonlight Sonata"]

etching in black-blue on wove paper

image 17.8 x 12.5 cm (sheet 26.5 x 21.4 cm)


in pencil dedicated signed lower right: "S. Nowak"

in pencil titled below center and inscribed below left, respectively: "Mondscheinsonate" ["Moonlight Sonata"] and "Radierung" ["etching"]


Rare, particularly signed impressions

Sepp Nowak was an Austrian experimental photographer and printmaker, active in Vienna in 1920s-1930s, who is now largely unknown.  He published in the Austrian magazine Die Bühne, prize-winning there in 1931.


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