Colourfully winter folk scene with wedding slegh ride was executed c. 1900 by popular Austrian horse and genre painter Gustav Prucha (1875 - Vienna -1952). He studied by J.E.Hörwarter in Vienna and in the Plaque Art Academy. He traveled to Hungary, Croatia and other east-european states, from where he used motifs for his folk scenes. His horse sledge, market and wedding paintings broken him European glory.
Literature: Prof. H.Fuchs "Lexicon of Austrian artists of 19th century", Vienna, 1975.
Inscription: signed lower left.
Technique: oil on canvas. Old gallery frame.
Measurements: unframed w 30 3/4" x h 23 5/8" (78 x 60 cm) , framed w 38 5/8" x h 31 1/2" (98 x 80 cm).
Condition: very good.