Art Nouveau portrait of a girl in the ancient dress and hair decoration wasexecuted by good listed Austrian portrait, genre and landscape painter John Quinc Adams ( 1874 -Vienna - 1933). He studied at the Viennese Academy under S. l´Allemand and A. Eisenmenger, then in Munich Academy under Marr and Herterich and finely in Paris at the Academy Julian by J.B. Lauren’s and Benjamin Constant. He was mainly portrait and genre painter and as a portraitist particularly popular in the commercial circles of Vienna. His main works include "Dead prayer in the Teauerhaus Vollesdam", Holland (1903), "Portrait of the artist´s wife", A triptych with Dutch motif (1905). The latter painting was awarded with the Great Golden State Medal in Vienna in 1906.
Literature: Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler.."Leipzig, 1999; Hans Vollmer (ed.): General lexicon of visual artists from antiquity to the present; Prof.H.Fuchs „Österreichische Maler des 19. Jahrhunders“.
Inscription: signed twice in the middle right and lower right, on the back of the panel old inscribed with the artist’s on the original label. name.name
Technique: oil on wood panel. Original period gold-plated frame.
Measurements: 16 1/3 " x 20 7/8" (41,5 x 53 cm), framed 21 2/3" x 26 " (55 x 66 cm) .
Condition: in very good condition.