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Josef Lauer, Alpine Flowers

Austria 19th Century

A sensitively rendered painting by Viennese artist Josef Lauer (1818-1881). Lauer, known for his landscape and floral work is listed in Benizit. He was a student of Sebastian Wegmeyer, Thomas Ender, Franz Steinfeld and Joseph Mossmer at the Academy of Vienna. It appears to be in its original gilt frame.

Price

$7500

Condition

Excellent antique condition.

Measurements

Frame - Height: 19.25" Width: 17.5"
Sight - H: 12" W: 10.25"

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