Three drawings with episodes from Battle of Isonzo. There are original german titles: of first drawing : "Granatenfeuer am Isonzo"; and of the second : " Das erbitterte Ringen von Mann gegen Mann in der 11. Isonzoschlacht am heilen Kreuzes-Tableau, Originalzeichnung von Anton Seiler"."Battles of the Isonzo" were a series of battles between the Austria-Hungarian and Italian armies in World War I. They were fought along the Isonzo River on the eastern sector of the Italian Front between June 1915 and November 1917. Most of the battles were fought on the territory of modern Slovenia, and the remainder in Italy.During the First World War, the Soča (known as Isonzo in Italian and German language, or Sontig in old German) valley was part of the Alpine sector of the Italian Front, along the which the armies of Italy and Austria-Hungary clashed. It is known as the Soška fronta in Slovenian and is usually translated as Isonzo Front by Slovenian and Austrian historians.The author of all 3 drawings: german painter and illustrator Anton Carl Wilhelm Seiler (1846 Wiesbaden - 1912 Munich). He was a pupil by karl Raupp in Academy in Munchen. In 1894/1895- profeessoe of Academy in Berlin, later in Munich again.Honr member of academy in Munich since 1890 and member of Academy in Berlin since 1895.Inscription: all signed and dated in print with monogram; second signed under image with pencil, third dated 1915 and signed on the back with pencil.Technique: drawings on photo base /paper.
Inscription: first - unsigned, reverse original title in german; second - signed with monogram in print, under image signed and titled with pencil; third - on the reverse signed and dated 1915 in pencil
Technique: drawing, ink on paper, laid down on card board.
Measurements: fist w. 12 1/2" x h. 12 1/2" (32x 32 cm); second - 13" x 19 1/4" (33 x 49 cm), third - 19 1/4" x 12 1/4" (49 x 31 cm)
Condition: first - in good condition, second and third - teared lower right corners, restored paper.