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Requiem VII.

  • ARTIST: Ilse Schreiber Noll

  • MEDIUM: Woodcut,

    DATE: 2014

  • EDITION SIZE: Edition VE 5. Image size 16 3/8 x 20 1/16" (415 x 510 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Signed, titled, and dated in pencil. It is based on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozert's Requiem mass in D minor which he composed in Vienna in 1791 and left unfinished at his death. In 1792 Franz Xaver Sussmayr completed and delivered the requiiem mass in minor D to Count Franz von Walsegg who had anonymously commissioned the piece for a requiem mass to commemorate the February 14 anniversary of his wife's death. The woodcut was inspired by stained glass church windows which the artist visited in Germany.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Inscribed "VE 2/5."

  • CONDITION: Very good condition.