View of Zeller Lake in the Austrian Salzkammergut with the mount Kitzsenhorn in the background was executed by Viennese landscape painter Carl Raimund Lorenz (1871-1945).
Initially a student of R. Schäffer, he received training as a theater decoration painter under Kautsky and Rottonara. Member of the Albrecht Dürer Association.
From 1900 he devoted himself entirely to landscape painting. The Vienna Woods and the Alps were among his favorite motifs.
Literature: Thieme & Becker; Fuchs, Maler (19.Jh.) Erg.-Bd II, 1979]; Pappernigg, Michaela (edit.): Art of the 20th Century. Inventory catalog of the Austrian Gallery of the 20th Century, ed. Austrian Gallery Belvedere, Vienna 1997.
Inscription: signed lower right and titled ”Zeller See mit Kitzsenhorn”, lower left.
Technique: gouache on paper, framed.
Measurements: unframed w 17 3/4" x h 13 3/4" (45 x 35 cm); matted and framed w 19 1/8" x h 15 1/4" (48,8 x 38,6 cm).
Condition: in very good condition.