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Olga Wisinger-Florian | Impressionist painter

Olga Wisinger-Florian (1 November 1844, Vienna - 27 February 1926, Grafenegg) was an Austrian impressionist painter, mainly of landscapes and flower still lifes. She was a notable representative of Austrian Mood Impressionism.
She originally trained as a concert pianist with Julius Epstein.
Wisinger-Florian switched to painting in the mid-1870s. She was a student of painters Melchior Fritsch (1826-1889), August Schaeffer (de) (1833-1916) and Emil Jakob Schindler.
From 1881 she regularly showed paintings at the annual exhibitions mounted at the artist's house and later often showed at Vienna Secession exhibitions.

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Oskar Kokoschka | The bride of the wind / La sposa del vento, 1913-1914

"The Bride of the Wind" / "Die Windsbraut" or "The Tempest" is a 1913-1914 painting by Oskar Kokoschka. The oil on canvas work is housed in the Kunstmuseum Basel.
Kokoschka's best known work, it is an allegorical picture featuring a self-portrait by the artist, lying alongside his lover Alma Mahler (Viennese-born composer, 1879-1964).

In 1912 Alma met the young painter Oskar Kokoschka, who was known as the enfant terrible of the Viennese art scene.
He was violent and unbridled, and the press derided him as "the wildest beast of all".

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Oskar Kokoschka | Expressionist painter

Oskar Kokoschka, (born March 1, 1886, Pöchlarn, Austria-died February 22, 1980, Villeneuve, Switzerland), Austrian painter and writer who was one of the leading exponents of Expressionism.
In his early portraits, gesture intensifies the psychological penetration of character; especially powerful among his later works are allegories of the artist’s emphatic humanism.
His dramas, poems, and prose are significant for their psychological insight and stylistic daring.

Early life and works

When Kokoschka was three years old, his father went bankrupt in a financial crash. The family was forced to move to Vienna, where his father worked as a traveling salesman and his mother cared for the children on limited means.

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Eugene de Blaas | Pittore di genere

De Blaas, Eugenio - Nacque ad Albano (Roma) il 24 luglio 1843 dal pittore austriaco Carl von Blaas e da Agnese Auda, italiana.
Carl (Manders, Tirolo, 1815-Vienna 1894), che era stato chiamato in Italia nel 1832 dallo zio Francesco Purtscher di Eschenburg per frequentare l'accademia di Venezia, fu dal 1837 a Roma dove venne in contatto con il circolo dei Nazareni e ritornò a Vienna nel 1851; dall'estate 1856 fu a Venezia come professore presso l'accademia; ritornò definitivamente a Vienna nel 1866.
Un suo ritratto del figlio Eugenio a 5 anni è stato esposto a Vienna nel Belvedere superiore nel 1985.
Il de Blaas, dapprima allievo dei padre all'accademia di Venezia, si formò successivamente a Roma (nel 1862 vinse il pensionato; Marini, 1905, p. 249). Chiese e ottenne nel 1888 la cittadinanza italiana, stabilendosi a Venezia (Il Gazzettino, 12 febbr. 1931).

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Marianne Stokes (1855-1927) | Victorian painter

Marianne Stokes, born Marianne Preindlsberger, was an Austrian painter. She settled in England after her marriage to Adrian Scott Stokes (1854-1935), the landscape painter, whom she had met in Pont-Aven. Stokes was considered one of the leading women artists in Victorian England.


Preindlsberger was born in Graz, Styria. She first studied in Munich under Lindenschmit, and having been awarded a scholarship for her first picture, Muttergluck, she worked in France under Pascal Adolphe Jean Dagnan-Bouveret (1852–1929), Colin and Gustave Courtois (1853-1923).

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Gustav Feith (1875-1951) | Flowers painter

Born in Vienna, Gustav Feith was known as a watercolorist and graphic artist and became well-known for his pieces of flowers.
Feith trained both with an apprenticeship as a lithographer with Ferdinand Pamberger (Austrian painter, 1873-1956) and also as a painting student with Josef Hasselwander (Austrian painter, 1812-1878).
Feith also worked as a draftsman in the Vienna Graphic Arts Institute.

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Friedrich Von Amerling | Academic painter

Friedrich von Amerling (14 April 1803 - 14 January 1887) was an Austro-Hungarian portrait painter in the court of Franz Josef.
He was born in Vienna and was court painter between 1835-1880. With Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller he is one of the outstanding Austrian portrait painters of the 19th century.

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Adolf Kaufmann (1848-1916) | Paysage painter

Adolf Kaufmann was an Austrian landscape and marine artist.
He was initially self-taught, but completed his studies with the animal painter, Émile van Marcke, in Paris and undertook several study trips, throughout Europe and the Middle East.
His residence alternated between Paris, Berlin, Düsseldorf and Munich.
In 1890, he decided to settle in Vienna and opened a studio in the Wieden district. In 1900, together with Carl von Merode and Heinrich Lefler, he opened an "Art School for Ladies".