Fig. 1 Poster 1908 Anniversary Exhibition Vienna Art House
Fig. 1 Poster 1908 Anniversary Exhibition Vienna Art House

Poster of the 1908 Vienna Künstlerhaus(Art House) Anniversary Exhibition.

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Fig. 2  1908 Austrian Anniversary Art Exhibition Catalog Cover
Fig. 2 1908 Austrian Anniversary Art Exhibition Catalog Cover

Catalog shows the exhibition occurred on March 21, 1908 in Vienna.

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Fig. 3  1908 Austrian Anniversary Art Exhibtion
Fig. 3 1908 Austrian Anniversary Art Exhibtion

Page 123 of the catalog shows Harta showing one painting numbered 255, presumably OL4 on the website, and WV7/1908 in Harta's work catalog.

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Fig. 4   1911 38th Vienna Secession
Fig. 4 1911 38th Vienna Secession

Catalog Cover for the 38th Exhibition of the Vienna Secession held from April-July 1911.

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Fig. 5   1911 38th Vienna Secession
Fig. 5 1911 38th Vienna Secession
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Fig. 6  1911 Vienna Secession Catalog Harta Entry Numbers
Fig. 6 1911 Vienna Secession Catalog Harta Entry Numbers

Harta participated by displaying ten oil paintings. The titles of the paintings are shown on the next two scans.

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Fig. 7  1911 Vienna Secession Catalog Contents List
Fig. 7 1911 Vienna Secession Catalog Contents List

See OL23, OL29, and OL27 in Oil section 1903-1920 for further details.

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Fig. 8  Harta entries (contd.)
Fig. 8 Harta entries (contd.)

See OL26, OL32, OL33 paintings that were exhibited here.#101 Die Grüne Schaukel image cannot be located.

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Fig. 9   1911 Vienna Secession Catalog page
Fig. 9 1911 Vienna Secession Catalog page

The Triptych the Great Market in Bruges was shown in this exhibition. Only the middle portion of the overall painting was illustrated in the catalog. See OL25 on the website to see the entire work.

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Fig. 10  1912 41st Vienna Secession Catalog Cover
Fig. 10 1912 41st Vienna Secession Catalog Cover

Catalog cover. This was the Spring exhibition of the Secession in Vienna.

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Fig. 11  1912  41st  Vienna Secession Mar July
Fig. 11 1912 41st Vienna Secession Mar July

The exhibition was held between March and July of 1912.

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Fig. 12   1912 Vienna Secession Harta Entries
Fig. 12 1912 Vienna Secession Harta Entries

Harta showed two landscapes. See OL36 and OL37 in the website. Harta received favorable reviews for his Semmering landscapes(See EKB Diss, Vol. 1, pp. 68-69.)

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Fig. 13  1913 43rd Vienna Secession Catalog Cover
Fig. 13 1913 43rd Vienna Secession Catalog Cover
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Fig. 14  1913 43 Vienna Secession Catalog Harta Entries
Fig. 14 1913 43 Vienna Secession Catalog Harta Entries

The Catalog shows that Harta exhibited eight oil paintings. Nos. 3, 4, 7, 25 and 28 are presumed lost.

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Fig. 15  1913 43 Vienna Secession Catalog Harta Entries
Fig. 15 1913 43 Vienna Secession Catalog Harta Entries
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Fig. 16   1913 43rd Vienna Secession Catalog Harta Entry Numbers
Fig. 16 1913 43rd Vienna Secession Catalog Harta Entry Numbers
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Fig. 17   1913 43rd Vienna Secession Catalog Harta Work Illustration
Fig. 17 1913 43rd Vienna Secession Catalog Harta Work Illustration

#26 Volkszene in Brügge was illustrated in the catalog. Harta titled this painting "The dead dog in Bruges".

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Fig. 18  1913 International Black White Exhibition.Catalog Cover
Fig. 18 1913 International Black White Exhibition.Catalog Cover

In December of 1913, the Academic Association for Literature and Music along with Harta and Erwin Lang, and with the support of Berthold Löffler organized the International Black and White Exhibition in Vienna. This exhibition was praised as the most important since the two Kunstschau(Art show) events of 1908 and 1909.(EKB, Diss, Vol. 1, pg. 71).

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Fig. 19  1913 International Black White Exhibition Organizers
Fig. 19 1913 International Black White Exhibition Organizers

The second page of the catalog lists the organizers. The first line translates: "The jury consists of the gentlemen", and lists Harta, Bernhard Jirku, Erwin Lang and Berthold Löffler as members of the jury. Next are the members of the working committee.

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Fig. 20  1913 Güterslohs Essay on Montparnasse
Fig. 20 1913 Güterslohs Essay on Montparnasse

The painter, Paris von Gütersloh wrote an extensive essay within the catalog(pp. 10-18) entitled: "Background for F.A. Harta's depictions of Montparnasse in Paris". This essay analyzes Harta's drawing: "Scene from Montparnasse" as well as the "L Accident. Hartas graphics received very favorable reviews(E.K.B., Diss Vol. 1, pg 75).

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Fig. 21  1913 International Black White Exhibition Harta Entries
Fig. 21 1913 International Black White Exhibition Harta Entries

This page of the catalog lists Harta's entries.Harta and Lang selected graphics from some of the most notable artists from Vienna, Germany, England, France, and Norway. The catalog shows names like Klimt, Kokoschka, Schiele, L. Corinth, M. Liebermann, E. Orlik, F. Brangwyn, M. Hardie, and Ernst Barlach. The Norwegian Munch also was represented(E.K.B., Diss Vol. 1, pg 72).

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Fig. 22   1916 Catalog Cover Berlin Secession
Fig. 22 1916 Catalog Cover Berlin Secession

In January and February 1916, the Berlin Secession invited well-known Austrian artists, comprising the latest of the moderns including Kokoschka, Schiele, Faistauer, etc. Klimt showed his famous Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer here. Harta was well represented with 9 Oil paintings and 22 drawings. See OL62, OL63, OL67, & OL69.

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Fig. 23  1917 War Exhibition Vienna Catalog Cover
Fig. 23 1917 War Exhibition Vienna Catalog Cover

As a war painter assigned to the War press Headquarters, Harta participated with the art group of the k.u.k.(Imperial and Royal) War Press quarter with Anton Faistauer, Oskar Kokoschka, and Egon Schiele at War Exhibitions in 1917 and 1918.

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Fig. 24  1918 Poster 49th Vienna Secession
Fig. 24 1918 Poster 49th Vienna Secession

This now famous poster by Egon Schiele titled "Die Tafelrunde"(The Round Table) shows the young Austrian Expressionists sitting around a table.Schiele sits at the head of the table, while Harta is seated third from Schiele's left. The empty seat at the head of the table represents Gustav Klimt who recently had passed. Most critics equate this with the Last Supper.

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Fig. 25  1918 49th Vienna Secession Catalog Cover
Fig. 25 1918 49th Vienna Secession Catalog Cover
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Fig. 26  1918  49th Vienna Secession Catalog Title Page
Fig. 26 1918 49th Vienna Secession Catalog Title Page
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Fig. 27   1918 49th Vienna Secession Harta Entries
Fig. 27 1918 49th Vienna Secession Harta Entries
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Fig. 28  1918 Vienna Secession Catalog Illustration
Fig. 28 1918 Vienna Secession Catalog Illustration

The Catalog contained a reproduction of Harta's oil painting "The Kidnapping".

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Fig. 29  1918 33 Exhibition Salzburg  Kunstverein at the Künstlerhaus
Fig. 29 1918 33 Exhibition Salzburg Kunstverein at the Künstlerhaus

Poster for the 33rd Annual Exhibition of the Salzburg Art Association at the Art House created by R. Kiesel. Harta exhibited a collection of oil paintings along with Anton Faistauer, Karl Reisenblicher, and E. Tony Angerer. Photo credit: © Salzburg Musuem.

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Fig. 30  1918 Catalog cover Salzburger Kunstverein
Fig. 30 1918 Catalog cover Salzburger Kunstverein

Harta presented a collection of oil paintings at the 33th Annual Exhibition of the Salzburger Kunstverein in the Künstlerhaus(Art House). Photo credit: Archive of the Salzburg Festival House, Harta Estate.

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