Exremely fine monumental painting from the Art Nouveau time was executed by renown Austrian portrait and genre artist Alois Hans Schram (Schramm), born 1864 in Vienna, died 1919 in Vienna. Alois Hans Schramm studied at the Viennese Academy under Hans Makart and J.M. Trenkwald. He recieved 3. State Prize and 2-year study stipendium for travell to Rome (1889-1890). From here he travelled to France (1893/1894), England, Spain, Sicily, Greece, Egypt and Syria. Since 1891 he worked in Vienna as portrait, decoration and oriental painter, in 1892 he recieved 2nd silver medal, 1902 - the "Erzherzog Carl" medal and 1908 - Large State Gold medal. 1909-1911 created for the vestibule and atrium of the Viennese Parliament a Frieze (allegories of the blessings of peace and civic virtues), 1915 ceiling paintings in the ballroom of the Hofburg (New Castle).
He is artistically regarded as a representative of the late stage of the Neo-Baroque.
His works situated in museums of Vienna and USA. Since 1890 he was a member of the Viennese artist union "Kuenstlerhaus".
For his other paintings on our website see item No. 1779 and 5435.
Literature: Prof.H.Fuchs "Österreichische Maler des 19. Jahrhunderts", Vienna, 1975 , Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler..", Leipzig, 1999.
Inscription: signed lower left.
Technique: oil on canvas. Original Art Nouveau gold-plated wood frame.
Measurements: unframed w 72 7/8" x h 39 3/8" (185 x 100 cm), framed w 75 5/8" x h 42 1/8" (192 x 107 cm).
Condition: in good condition.