Romantic Italian landscape with a peasant family and her herd of goats, returning home. This masterfully painting was executed 1870 by well- renowned Hungarian artist Andreas (Andras) Marko (1824 Vienna - 1895 Villa Tivoli by Rome). He originates from the famous painter family Marko: Carlo Marko senior (1791-1860) and his children (Karoly, Andreas, Ferenc and Katalin). Andreas Marko studied by his father, one of the most renown Hungarian romantic landscape painter Carlo Marko and later in the Vienna Academy by Carl Rahl. He worked many years in Italy and his italian landscapes situated in different famous museums: Bologna, Budapest, Florence, Vienna. For other painting by A.Marko see item no. 1674.
Literature: "General Artist´s Lexicon " by Thieme/Becker.
Inscription: signed and dated 1870 upper right.
Technique: oil on canvas. Luxuriousy original period gilt frame.
Measurements: unframed w 39 1/3 " x h 29 3/4" (100 x 75,5 cm), framed w 50 1/4" x h 40 1/2" ( 127,5 x 103 cm).
Condition: in very good condition , slightly crackled original canvas.