Early and especially fine flower work by famous Viennese still life and flower painter Alois Zabehlicky (1883-1962), who became famous for his still-lifes with flowers and fruits in the 1900s-1940s. For comparison his similar flower oils on wood arrive always high results on international auctions of Dorotheum, Christie’s, Sotheby’s until 22000 € (source - date bank artprice.com).
Literature: "General Artist´s Lexicon " by Thieme/Becker and " Dictionary of Austrian artists " by Prof.H.Fuchs (in German).
Inscription: signed and dated 1924 lower right, on the back of the painting-original artist‘s inscription with his name and adress of that time.
Technique: oil on wood, original period frame.
Measurements: unframed w16 1/3" x h 21 1/8" (41,5 x 53,5 cm), framed w21 5/8" x h 26 1/3" (55 x 67 cm).
Condition: very good.