Wirkner, Wenzel (1864-1947)

Wirkner, Wenzel (1864-1947)

Austrian artist Wenzel Wirkner is primarily known for his impressionistic landscape paintings that often depict picturesque valleys and lakes. His style is fluid and confident with bold gestural marks identifying the key facets of the landscape.

Several of his works are held in public collections including at the Neue Pinakothek, Munich, and in Prague and Vienna.

1864

Born in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic.

Initially studied in Karlsbad and Prague.

1881

Enrolled at the Royal Academy of Arts, Munich and studied under Otto Seitz and Alois Gabl.

1884

Studied under Johan Caspar Herterich.

1889

Exhibited at the Munich Glass Palace.

1909

Awarded a gold medal.

1910 & 1912

Exhibited with the German-Bohemian Artists' Association.

c. 1930

Wirkner

1947

Died in Passau, Germany.

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