Monumental view over the bay of Capri was executed by famous Austrian landscape and marine painter Albert Rieger (1834 Triest - 1905 Vienna). The son and pupil of painter Giuseppe Rieger. In 1838 settled he with the family in Vienna. His works were exhibited in many exhibitions in Munich and Paris. Crown prince Rudolf bought his landscapes "Am Traunsee" and "Gosausee". Rieger was awarded with Gold Austrian Medal and Great Golden Swedish-Norwegian Medal.
Literature: Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künsler..", Leipzig, 1999; Prof.H.Fuchs "Austrian Artists" Vienna, 1975 (both in German).
Inscription: signed lower left, antique bronze plaque with the name of the artist, mounted on the frame.
Technique: oil on canvas. Original period gilt frame.
Measurements: unframed w 49 1/4" x h 35 1/2" (125 x 90 cm), framed w 57 5/8" x h 43 7/8" (146,5 x 111,5 cm).
Condition: in very good condition.