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Our genre painting in A old-Vienna wine tavern ( in German: Heuriger) was painted around 1920s by listed Austrian artist Franz Windhager (1879-1959). In 1895 he studied at the art school of Heinrich Streblow and later continued his studies under Christian Griepenkerl at the painting school of Vienna Academy. The artist travelled a lot and executed a number of works that won many awards (small Gold Medal in 1909 for his work "In winter", Dumba prize in 1918, State Prize in 1931 etc.).
Literature: "Austrian Artists Dictionary "by Heinrich Fuchs, Vienna 1974
Inscription: signed F. Windhager lower right.
Technique: oil on wood panel. Original period frame.
Measurements: unframed w 18 7/8" x h 15 1/8" (48 x 38,5 cm); framed w 22 7/8" x h 19 1/8" (58 x 48,5 cm).
Condition: in good condition