photo: Wolfgang Krautzer

Online Catalogue

In the library catalogue you an search online for books. You also find an overview of the specific collections of the library of Galerie OstLicht.


The specialist library of Galerie OstLicht comprises a collection of more than 20,000 books and magazines on the art, technology, history and theory of photography, dating from the end of the 19th century to the present day.

It has developed from the collection of Peter Coeln, owner of Galerie OstLicht and the photo museum WestLicht. The library will be added to regularly through the acquisition of antiquarian books and material related to the gallery exhibitions.

Opening hours:
by appointment


+43 1 996 20 66

Gallery for Photography

Absberggasse 27, A-1100 Vienna
Tel +43 1 996 20 66
Fax +43 1 996 20 66-66


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Sales enquiries:

Corina Lueger
+43 677 617 471 85


Opening hours:

Visits for any purchase enquiries are possible 
by appointment.