The Giraffe Races

Rudolf PICK (Vienna, 1865 - Vienna, 1915)


A pupil of the Austrian painter Eduard Gerisch and the Hungarian artist and illustrator Imre Revesz, Rudolf (or Rudolph) Pick was active as a painter, illustrator and caricaturist of sporting, racing and hunting subjects. He also worked as a designer of posters and advertisements. Some two hundred watercolours by Pick were included in the posthumous sale of the contents of the artist’s studio, held in Vienna in 1916.