This painting with Dutch harbor scene was executed by listed 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: signed with one of numerous aritst’s proven pseudonym J v(an) d(er) Helger, lower right.
Technique: framed oil on canvas.
Measurements: unframed w 31 1/4" x h 13 3/4" (79,5 x 35 cm), framed w 34 1/4" x h 16 3/4" (87 x 42,5 cm)
Condition: in good original condition.