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Wagner Otto

FIVE CEILING LIGHTS FOR THE VIENNA METROPOLITAN RAILWAYS

Lighting
Print
About the artist 1841 – Vienna – 1918
Designed by Otto Wagner, Vienna, around 1900
Material Acid etched colourless glass shades, some with lustre, brass polished and stove enamelled, very good original condition
Dimensions H 18 cm, Ø 30.5 cm
Provenance private property, Austria

As the most important Austrian urban planner of the time, Otto Wagner was commissioned with the planning and construction of the Vienna metropolitan railway system, which he implemented between 1894 and 1901. He was also responsible for designing the train carriages. He designed this ceiling light as part of the carriages’ interior decoration.


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