This is the pair to the previous item No. 5069.This seascape with fishing boats in the stormy sea was executed ca. in 1870s by famous Austrian landscape and marine painter Albert Rieger (1834 Triest - 1905 Vienna). The son and pupil of painter Giuseppe Rieger. In 1838 settled he with the family in Vienna. His works were exhibited in many exhibitions in Munich and Paris. Crown prince Rudolf bought his landscapes "Am Traunsee" and "Gosausee". Rieger was awarded with Gold Austrian Medal and Great Golden Swedish-Norwegian Medal.
Literature: Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künsler..", Leipzig, 1999; Prof.H.Fuchs "Austrian Artists" Vienna, 1975 (both in German).
Inscription: signed lower left.
Technique: oil on wood panel. Luxuriousy original period gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 23" x h 14 1/3" (58,5 x 36,5 cm), framed w 35 5/8" x h 27" (90,5 x 68,5 cm).
Condition: both: painting and frame are in very good condition.