09.05.2019 A forgotten Viennese photographer, a unique blind stamp as only evidence

Born 23 Jan 1833, photographer Carl Matzner establishes in 1858 the first glass studio in Vienna, Gumpendorf, Hauptstraße 193. He became a member of the Photographische Gesellschaft in 1861.

He works alone only during 4 years before his association with Paul Raentz in 1862, subsequently builds further studios in Mariahilf and in the II district, moves to Wiener Neustadt, then to Graz, where he still owns a studio in 1913.


Carl Matzner’s blind stamp found in lower margin of the mount of n°3

Access to pdf catalogue Matzner-Wien