Framed Oil on Board Landscape of a setting around the Northern Austrian town of Freistadt. Painting measures 23 1/2" X 17 1/2". Painting is dated 1991. It is in extremely fine condition.
Herbert Wagner was born in Heilingebrun Austria in 1931. His father Karl Wagner (1887-1966) was also a painter. He and his family relocated to Freistadt in 1945.
He was a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and the University of Vienna. He was a professor of art and history in Linz. After his retirement in 1991 he was affiliated with Freistadt's Brauhausegalerie. A number of his paintings have come up at auction at Dorotheum.
He worked in oil, watercolor, pastel, fresco, pencil and print, as well as mosaic and sgraffito.
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Nicely rendered scene.