Ludwig Kohl was a well-known Czech architecture painter of the late 18th-early 19th century. He was a very significant Baroque painter and etcher, and studied under Norbert Grund in Prague, later at the Vienna Academy under Jacob Schmutzer, and became a member of the Academy in 1769. In 1773 he joined the Academy of Parma. Later he became a Royal Painter of the Viennese Court as well as Professor of the Prague Art School. His works can be found in museums of the Czech Republic and Austria.
Provenance: preivious noble collection in Slovakia ( on the reverse of panel - old seal with inscription of the estate in Slovakian).
Literature: "General Artist´s Lexicon " by Thieme/Becker, Leipzig, 1999; Dr. P.Toman "Czech Artist lexicon", Praque,1960.
Inscription: signed lower left, old estate seal in Slovakian on the reverse of the panel.
Technique: oil on parquet wood. Original period gilt frame.
Measurements: unframed w 28 3/4 " x h 22 1/2 " (73 x 57 cm), framed w 32 1/4" x h 26 " (82 x 66 cm ).
Condition: in good condition.