Portrait of a woman is typical example of the art in Austria and Germany in the time of 1939-1945. It was executed by Austrian portrait and genre painter Hans Schwante-Hellweg (1906 Mahrisch-Ostrau now Ostrava, Czech Rep. - 1990 Vienna, Austria). He studied at the Vienna Art Academy from 1924-1928 and worked in Vienna.
Literature: General artist lexicons by SaurInscription: signed and dated 1944 lower left.
Technique: Oil on canvas. Original frame
Measurements: unframed w 21" x h 29 3/4" (54 x 76 cm), framed w 25 3/8" x h 34" ( 65 x 87 cm).
Condition: good original condition.