Viennese Musician (or Blind Beggar or Viennese Beggar or On the Opera House Steps--Vienna)

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Title

Viennese Musician (or Blind Beggar or Viennese Beggar or On the Opera House Steps--Vienna)

Description

A blind musician, playing a banjo with his left hand, a harmonica held between his lips, and a small percussion like apparatus with his foot, is seated in ¾’s profile on a low stool. His is wearing a trench coat, newsboy cap and pin stripe pants with laced boots. His cane is leaning against his back and in his lap sits a sign that reads “Ich Bin Blind Gebe”, (roughly translates to “I am blind, give.”).

Date

1926

Contributor

Gift of Mrs. Virginia Dehn

Rights

This digital image may not be reproduced for any reason without the express written consent of St. Catherine University. Artwork available for faculty/staff use. Please contact the Catherine G. Murphy Art Gallery Director, Kathy Daniels, at (651) 690-6637.

Format

Ink on paper
Drypoint
11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches

Language

German

Type

Print

Identifier

2013.0.149

Coverage

Vienna (Austria)

Collection

Citation

Dehn, Adolf (1895-1968), “Viennese Musician (or Blind Beggar or Viennese Beggar or On the Opera House Steps--Vienna),” Digital Collections From St Kate's, accessed April 18, 2024, https://omeka.reclaim.stkate.edu/items/show/3391.

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