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Alfons Walde (1891-1958) Tyrolean Expressionist painter


Alfons Walde was an Austrian artist🎨 and architect.
Walde is known best for his winter landscapes and farming images, especially skiing and sporting scenes, painted in tempera or impastoed oil paint.
Many of his paintings can be seen in the Museum gallery in Kitzbühel.


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Rainer Maria Rilke / Auguste Rodin | Love Song, 1907

Auguste Rodin🎨 - Fugit Amor, 1881

How shall I hold my soul and yet not touch
It with your own? How shall I ever place
It clear of you on anything beyond?
Oh gladly I would stow it next to such
Things in the darkness as are never found
Down in an alien and silent space
That does not resonate when you resound.


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Helmut Leherb | Fantastic realism painter / sculptor

Born as Helmut Leherbauer (1933-1997) in Vienna, Helmut Leherb studied at the University of Applied Arts Vienna and at the Academy of Arts in Stockholm, 1948-1954.
In 1955 he married Lotte Prohohs and moved to Vienna and studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in the class of Albert Paris Gütersloh.
He joined a group of artists who later became known as the Vienna School of Fantastic Realism.
1959 exhibited jointly with Rudolf Hausner, Wolfgang Hutter and Anton Lehmden in the Upper Belvedere.



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Camilla Göbl-Wahl (1871-1965) | Floral Still Life painter


Camilla Göbl-Wahl is an Austrian painter🎨 born in Vienna 1871 and died in Vienna 1965.
1893-1898 she was a student of R.Geyling, Olga Wisinger-Florian and A.D.Goltz.
She exhibited for the first time in 1896 in Vienna Artists Unit (Wiener Kuenstlerhaus).
She is well known for her wonderful gallery of flower still lifes.
Her work is very popular and well represented internationally.


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Egon Schiele | Quotes / Le lettere

  • Art cannot be modern. Art is primordially eternal.
  • Bodies have their own light which they consume to live: they burn, they are not lit from the outside.
  • I must see new things and investigate them. I want to taste dark water and see crackling trees and wild winds.
  • At present, I am mainly observing the physical motion of mountains, water, trees and flowers. One is everywhere reminded of similar movements in the human body, of similar impulses of joy and suffering in plants...
  • I was in love with everything- I wanted to look with love at the angry people so that their eyes would be forced to respond; and I wanted to bring gifts to the envious and tell them that I am worthless.

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Egon Schiele | Expressionist painter


Egon Schiele, (born June 12, 1890, Tulln, near Vienna - died Oct. 31, 1918, Vienna), Austrian🎨 Expressionist painter, draftsman and printmaker noted for the eroticism of his figurative works.
As a student at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts (1907-09), Schiele was strongly influenced by the Jugendstil movement, the German Art Nouveau.
He met Gustav Klimt🎨, leader of the Vienna Sezession group, and the linearity and subtlety of Schiele’s work owe much to Klimt’s decorative elegance.


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Alois Arnegger | Spring landscapes


Austrian painter🎨 Alois Arnegger (March 9, 1879 - August 11, 1967) established a reputation as a fine portraitist and landscape artist, and was particularly well known for his Austrian and Italian scene paintings.
Arnegger was born in Vienna in 1879.
For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Arnegger see:

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Wilhelm Gause | Genre painter

Wilhelm Gause (March 27, 1853 - June 13, 1916) was a German🎨 - Austrian painter🎨. He studied at the Düsseldorf Academy, and in 1888 exhibited his work in Vienna.
Perhaps Gause’s most famous work is “Court Ball at the Hofburg🎨”.
Created in 1900, it hangs today within the walls of the Wien Museum Karlsplatz, Vienna, Austria.
It depicts aristocrats crowding around Franz Joseph I of Austria at the Hofburg Imperial Palace.
On January 28, 2011, Another painting of his, Party on the Ice🎨, 1909 was sold at Sotheby's in New York for $13,750.