(1887 - 1930)
Anton Faistauer was active/lived in Austria. Anton Faistauer is known for historical genre, landscape and still life painting.
Self portrait wearing a hat
Biography Anton Faistauer
Anton Faistauer (1887, St Martin, Salzburg-1930, Vienna), was an extremely versatile artist who excelled in historical and genre painting, landscapes and still lifes.
In 1906 Faistauer was accepted at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. After studying briefly under Christian Griepenkerl and Alois Delug, he left the Academy with Egon Schiele, Franz Wiegele and Robin Christian Andersen in protest against the school's conservative teaching methods. In 1909 they founded the Neukunstgruppe (New Art Group). Their first exhibition was held in Prague in 1910. Until the war broke out, Faistauer traveled to northern Italy, Switzerland and in 1914 to Berlin. In 1915 he moved to Maishofen, Austria to escape the war. Soon after, while journeying
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