(b Klagenfurt, 3 June 1894; d Vienna, 20 Jan 1966).
Austrian painter. After an initial period of study at the Technische Hochschule in Vienna, he turned, self-taught, to painting in 1914. He served during World War I, subsequently studying in Berlin (19212) and Paris (1923), and coming into contact with the classicism of the rappel à lordre and Cubism. Between 1935 and 1939 he was professor of the general painting school of the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Vienna, running the evening life-drawing classes there, before becoming principal.
Small Family Portrait
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