Colourfully street scene in a Italian village on the Mediterranean coast was executed by Austrian landscape painter Georg Fischhof (1859 - 1914). He studied at the first architecture, then at the art school for applied arts by Friedrich Sturm and at the Munich Academy. in 1899 he lived in Dachau and then settled in Vienna . Mood of Impressionism related maritime and forest motives with animals (fall; wild boar in the snow) as well as lake vews and portraits. (Archduke Rainer, Duke and Duchess of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Princess of Schleswig-Holstein Dora), also tapestry murals in some Viennese nobility-Palasts, in the throne room of the Abbey of Klosterneuburg and Vienna entertainment clubs.. Fischhof also worked under various pseudonym, e.g. Tihany document Claiton, Ducat and Wagner.
Literature: all in German: “General Artist´s Lexicon " by Thieme/Becker, Leipzig, 1999; Prof. H.Fuchs "Die Österreichische Maler des 19 und 20 Jahrhunderts", Vienna, 1975.
Inscription: inscibed and titled on the back of the canvas.
Technique: oil on canvas. Original period frame.
Measurements: unframed w 20 7/8" x h 31 1/2" (53 x 80 cm ), framed w 25" x h 35 7/8" (63,5 x 91 cm).
Condition: in good original condition.