Monumental seascape with foshing boats of the coast was executed by well-renown Austrian marine and landscape painter Josef Carl Berthold Puettner (1821 - 1881), who a long time worked in Holland and created numerous marine works depicting Dutch harbour scenes. in 1846/1847 he lived in Rome, travelled to Holland, Island. In 1852-1853 - to North and South America.After 1869 he settled in Bad Vööslau by Vienna. Most important works by Puettner are in museums in Praque, Vienna, Salzburg, castle Weikersdorf and important European and American private collections.
Literature: Thieme-Becker "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler"; H.Fuchs "Die Osterreichischen Maler" (both in German).
Inscription: signed lower right, antigue bronze plaque with the artsit´s name mounted to the original frame.
Technique: oil on canvas. Luxuriousy original gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 39 3/4" x h 27 1/8" (101 x 69 cm); framed w 55 1/8" x h 42 1/2" (140 x 108 cm).
Condition: in very good condition.