Very fine still life with antiques and flowers was executed by Lea Reinhart, Austrian still life and genre painter, born 1877 in Bruenn. She was a pupil of Tina Blau and after finishing her studies travelled to the Far East (in 1930s), where she painted a number of works to be exhibited at the Artists´ Union Exhibition in Vienna in 1925, where the artist was awarded with Albrecht Duerer Silver Medal. Next year she received the Gold Medal and in 1927 was awarded with the Prize of Honours of the City of Vienna. Lea Reinhart´s works are exhibited in many public collections: State Art Collection of Austria, Museum of Neue Hofburg, Collection of portraits of the Kaiser House, etc.Literature: H.Fuchs "Lexicon of austrian artists of 19th century", Vienna, 1975; General Lexicon of the visual artists from antiquity to the present by Thieme/Becker, Leipzig, 1999.
Inscription: signed Lea Reinhart upper right.
Technique: oil on wood. Original gold-plated frame.
Measurements: image w 10 2/3" x h 13 3/4" (27 x 35 cm); framed w 16 1/2" x h 19 2/3" (42 x 50 cm)
Condition: in very good condition