(1844 - 1926)
Olga Wisinger-Florian was active/lived in Austria. Olga WisingerFlorian is known for Impressionist landscape and floral still life painting, socio-political issues.
Biography Olga Wisinger-Florian
Olga Wisinger-Florian, born in 1844 Vienna and a lifelong resident until her death in 1926, was an important Austrian Mood Impressionist painter during "Fin de Siecle" Austria, 1848-1938.
Having originally trained as a pianist under Julius Epstein, Olga, at nearly 30 years of age, began to study painting under Melchior Fritsch and August Schaeffer in the mid-1870s and under Emil Jakob Schindler in 1880. Her main motif was cultivated nature, especially parks, gardens and flower arrangements.
In the late 1890's she changed her focus to forest landscapes, and her work began to exhibit rich and increasingly iridescent coloring; perhaps ahead of her time as a precursor of French Impressionism.
By the early 1880's, Olga Wi
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