Ver Sacrum (magazine)

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Alfred Roller (1898), Cover of the first issue of Ver Sacrum

Ver Sacrum ("Sacred Spring" in Latin) was the official magazine of the Vienna Secession. Published from 1898 to 1903, it featured drawings and designs in the Jugendstil style along with literary contributions from distinguished writers from across Europe. These included Rainer Maria Rilke, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Maurice Maeterlinck, Knut Hamsun, Otto Julius Bierbaum, Richard Dehmel, Ricarda Huch, Conrad Ferdinand Meyer, Josef Maria Auchentaller and Arno Holz.[1]


  1. ^ Vergo 42.


  • Vergo, Peter (1975). Art in Vienna 1898-1918: Klimt, Kokoschka, Schiele, and their Contemporaries. London: Phaidon. ISBN 0-7148-1600-0. 

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