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Artist:     Josef Mayburger (Austrian, 1814 - 1908 Salzburg)
Title:     The Mount Dachstein and the front Lake of Gosau iby Salzburg
Item ID   4366
Price:     450.00 €


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A pair to the previous item No. 4365.This small oval painting with view of the front Lake of Gosau and the mount Dachstein (Austrian Salzkammergut area) was executed by by good listed Austrian landscape painter Josef Mayburger (1814 Starsswalchen - 1908 Salzburg). Josef Michael Mayburger was an Austrian painter, teacher and local politician. As the son of a schoolmaster, he experienced the hardship in the aftermath of the French wars and lost his parents at the age of fourteen years. He still managed to visit the teacher´s seminar in Salzburg after a merchant apprenticeship, became a teacher and Professor at the Salzburg secondary school. From 1862 to 1869, he was also a member of the Salzburg Municipal Council and became known as the saviour of many Salzburg monuments. As a landscape painter, he gained fame in his later years. His mountain and urban landscapes are characterized by precision and clear lines, as well as by an impressive light show. The city beautification Club in 1862 he co-founded survives today under the name Club Salzburg. 1924, Mayburger learned also recognition by the city of Salzburg, the right lower Salzach Bank Josef-Mayburger-Kai was named as.

Literature: The artist is listed in : "Austrian Artists Dictionary " by Heinrich Fuchs, Vienna 1974.

Inscription: signed, titled and dated 1873 in German on the backside of the painting, inscribed in German: "Am Gmundner See", lower left.

Technique: painted in oval, oil on paper, slightly laid down on original period paper, unframed.

Measurements: only image in oval: w 5 1/2" x h 4 1/8" (14 x 10,5 cm), laid down on paper: w 11 1:4" x h 8 1/8" (28,5 x 20,5 cm).

Condition: in very good condition.

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