Panoramic view of famous Schlern Mountains in South Tyrolian Dolomites was executed in the first third of 20th century by famous Austrian landscape and theatre painter Konrad Petrides (1864-1944). He studied in Vienna and painted mainly views and landscapes, offten from Tyrol and South Tyrol, exhibited his works at important exhibitions in Austria. Petrides was a member of Albrecht Duerer Society in Vienna.
For comparison of authenticy of topography and for high result of another works of Petrides see 2 last additional images.
The 2563 m high Schlern is a mountain in the South Tyrolean Dolomites in Italy. Despite its relatively low height, the stick-like western pillar of the Dolomites is due to its characteristic shape as a symbol of South Tyrol. The mountain is the namesake of the surrounding mountain group, the Schlern group.
Literature: Prof.H.Fuchs "Österreichische Maler des 19. Jahrhunderts", Vienna, 1975.
Inscription: signed lower left.
Technique: oil on canvas, original period black lacquer frame.
Measurements: unframed w 12" x h 6 1/4 " (80,5 x 60 cm), framed w 17 3/4 " x h 11 3/4 " (100 x 80 cm).
Condition: in very good condition.