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Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
MICHAEL RUDOLF WENING (1893-1970)
SIAM / BEAUTIFUL BANGKOK / THE JEWEL CITY OF ASIA. Circa 1920s.
38 3/4x27 1/2 inches, 98 1/4x70 cm. Cornille & Serre, Paris. Condition B+: repaired tears, creases, abrasions and minor restoration along vertical and horizontal folds.
An atmospheric, nocturnal, serene, Art Deco image of the Wat Pho temple. Wenig was a Swiss artist, sculptor, illustrator and designer who moved to South East Asia in 1919. He became the court sculptor for the King of Siam, King Vajiravudh, a position he held until 1929. Among his other graphic works were posters he designed for the Zurich Zoo. On June 23, 1939, the country of Siam was renamed Thailand. Rare.