Our Lady of Victory (Immaculata)

Ignaz Franz Platzer

Ignaz Franz Platzer - Our Lady of Victory (Immaculata)
Although of rather small dimensions, the two drawings displaying distinctive morphology rank among the most frequently exhibited and published Platzer’s works on paper. Especially the sketch of the Virgin has been acknowledged as an example of the “rapture between two principles” - Classicism and Rococo - within Platzer’s oeuvre. The figure of Immaculata is enclosed and firm along the lines of Classicism, while the drapery “moves on its own surf of the flickering tips”.
measurements: height 142 mm
width 60 mm
material: paper
technique: Pen drawing in brown, pencil underdrawing
inventory number: K 37148
gallery collection: Collection of Prints and Drawings