Lot 32

Ştefan Câlţia

The Travellers (Călătorii)

Ink on paper
104 × 94.5 cm (40.9 × 37.2 inch)


Sold for €2,600


Artwork description

Signed in monogram lower centre, titled on the back "Călătorii"


private collection, Switzerland

Lot Notes

Ștefan Câlția depicts stories of the places he loves. Set in a village at the foothills of the Făgăraș Mountains, Câlția approaches a magical realism, developing it in themes of travel and place.

He exhibited in Bucharest, Timișoara, Sibiu, Wetzler, Copenhagen, Nuremberg, Goteborg, Oslo, Dachau, Basel.


Ştefan Câlţia

b. Braşov, Romania, 1942
Based in Bucharest, Romania


Solo (Selection)
  • 2017 - ”Obiecte grăitoare”, Collections Art Museum, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2014 - ”Places”, Timișoara Art Museum, Romania (National)
  • 2013 - "Forgotten minutes", AnnArt Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2012 - "Seven stories with Ștefan Câlția, chapters I-VII", Posibila Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2012 - "Oak for the King – Flowers for the Queen", AnnArt Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2006 / 2007 - ”Voyages Transylvaniens”, Bruckental Museum, Sibiu, Romania (National)
  • 2006 - “Wings Merchant”, Cluj-Napoca Art Museum and Posibila Gallery, Romania (National)
  • 2006 - "Voyages Transilvaniens", Brukenthal National Museum, Sibiu, Romania (National)
  • 2002 - Phantastischen Bibliotek, Wetzlar, Germany (International)
  • 1999 - Stofke Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark (International)
  • 1998 - Galerie am Theater, Nürnberg, Germany (International)
  • 1996 - Zwischen den Welten Gallery, Altstadthof, Nurnberg, Germany (International)
  • 1995 - Goteborg Konstmuseum, Goteborg, Sweden (International)
  • 1995 - Tegnerforbundet Gallery, Oslo, Norway (International)
  • 1994 - 23 Gallery, Dachau, Germany (International)
  • 1993 - Knöl Gallery, Basel, Switzerland (International)
  • 1993 - Catacomba Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (National)
Group (Selection)
  • 2014 - ”The artistic education in Bucharest and Romanian art after 1950”, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2013 / 2014 - ”Pencil | Pen | Ink”, AnnArt Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2012 / 2013 - ”Little Big Art”, AnnArt Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2011 - ”Planning Notebook”, AnnArt Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2002 - Littman and White Galleries, Portland, Oregon, USA (International)
  • 2000 - International Center for Fantastic Art, Château de Gruyères, Switzerland (International)
  • 1998 - Figurative Art, Cobra Museum for Modern Art, Amstelveen, Holland (International)
  • 1998 - Performing Arts Centre, Tel Aviv, Israel (International)
  • 1995 - Göteborgs Kunstmuseum Konsthallen, Göteborg, Sweden (International)
  • 1993 - ”Object - Book”, Amersfoort, Holland (International)
  • 1991 - Oslo, Volda, Norway (National)
Fair (Selection)
  • 1994 - International Art Fair, Chicago, USA (International)
  • 1992 - International Art Fair, Budapest, Hungary (International)


  • The National Museum of Contemporary Arts, Oslo, Norway
  • Göteborgs Kunstemuseum, Sweden
  • Centre International de l’Art Fantastique, Switzerland
  • Château de Gruyéres, Switzerland
  • National Museum of Art, Bucharest, Romania
  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Romania
  • The Ministry of Culture, Romania
  • Brukenthal National Museum, Sibiu, Romania

News & Events

  • Lavacow Autumn Auction

    By Lavacow Editorial

    A selection of artworks by established Romanian artists (Paul Neagu, Horia Damian, Horia Bernea, Ion Bitzan, Marcel Iancu, Daniel Spoerri, Magdalena Rădulescu, Ștefan Câlția, Sorin Ilfoveanu, Mircea Roman) ...


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