Portrait of a Austrian gentleman executed ca.in 1850 by very renowned Austrian painter and graphic artist Albert Decker (1817 - 1871), who lived and worked in Vienna . He painted oil portraits and miniature portraits in ivory and watercolour and as graphic artist he is known for his lithographs. He was also active as a stage designer. Albert Decker came from a famous Viennese artist family.
Literature: Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künsler..", Leipzig, 1999; Prof.H.Fuchs "Austrian Miniature Artists"(in german), Vienna, 1975Inscription: signed lower in the middle.
Technique: watercolour on paper. Original period gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 8 2/3" x h 10 2/3 " (19 x 24 cm), framed w 11 1/3" x h 13 1/3" ( 27,5 x 32,5 cm).
Condition: in good condition