Monumental landscape with panoramic view to the Austrian picturesque village Duernstein on Danibe in the romantic wine valley Wachau was executed by German landscape painter Hans Maurus (1901 - 1942), best known for his realistic portrayals of alpine views and specific mountains like the famed Matterhorn peak. Despite his relatively short career, the artist achieved widespread national appreciation and recognition for his talent at capturing these dynamic landscapes.
Literature: Vollmer III, 1956, 354
Inscription: signed lower left, on the back of canvas titled by the artist in German: " Dürnstein, Wachau".
Technique: Oil on canvas, gallery frame.
Measurements: unframed w 39 1/3" x h 47 1/4" (100 x 120 cm), framed w 46 1/4" x h 53 7/8" (117,5 x 137 cm).
Condition: very good, original canvas.