(1886 - 1942)
August Rieger was active/lived in Austria. August Rieger is known for Landscape painting.
Biography August Rieger
August Rieger was born in Vienna in 1886. Rieger was a self-taught painter and worked as a financial
officer. In the 1920s he turned to painting and began exhibiting his
work in Viennese art associations such as the Kunstgemeinschaft or the
In 1937 he was awarded the Prize of the
City of Vienna and in 1938 he joined the Hagenbund. Rieger's subjects are the
rural and the original of the landscape outside his hometown as the
Danube floodplains and the Vienna Woods. He captured it in running often
subtle brush strokes and bath it in a bright impressionistic lighting.
Rieger's works are in the collections of
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