Monumental work of the Viennese Bidermeier Epoch was executed in 1855 by important Austrian still life and flower artist Andreas Lach ( 1817 - Vienna - 1882 ). From 1837 to 1839 studied he at the Viennese Academy by Thomas Ender, Joseph Moessmer and Sebastian Wegmayr. The member of the Austrian Art Union, he recieved acknowledge and popularity for his detailled flower and still life works , which now situate in Austrian museums and renown private collections.
Literature : Thieme/Becker; Prof.H.Fuchs " Die Österreichischen Maler", Vienna, 1975.
Inscription: signed and dated :"Andreas Lach pinx,(1)855,Wien", lower right.
Technique: oil on canvas, luxuriousy original period gold-plated frame
Measurfements: unframed w 96 x h.127 cm (37 3/4" x 50"); framed w 122,5 x h.154 cm (48 1/4" x 58 7/8").
Condition: painting and frame are in very good condition, canvas was professional relined and restored.