Art-deco genre scene was created by famous Austrian historical and genre painter Oskar Larsen (1882-1972). In 1897-1901 he studied at the Graphic School in Vienna under Viktor Jasper, Joseph Eugen Hoerwarter and Doleschal, in 1901-1909 at the Vienna Art Academy under Alois Delug. During the World War I Larsen worked as a war painter and in period of 1932-1942 lived in Germany. He was a honorary member of the London Royal Academy and received different prizes in Vienna, in 1919 he became a member of Vienna Artists´ Unit. Larsen´s paintings are on permanent exhibition in the Museum of City Vienna.
Literature: Prof.H.Fuchs " Die Österreichischen Maler ", Vienna, 1975, AKL Index.
Technique: mixed technique on cardboard.
Inscription: signed Larsen and dated 1928, lower left
Measurements: unframed w 38" x h 26" (96.5 x 66 cm), framed w 45" x h 33" (114.5 x 84 cm)
Condition: in very good condition