Vienna Evening Street Scene Cityscape Oil Painting by Collins
This fantastic framed oil on canvas is signed "Collins" and depicts a rainy evening street scene in Vienna, Austria, circa 1905, lit by street lamps and restaurants, with travelers on in horse-drawn carriage and an electric streetcar.
This large work measures 24.4" by 38.6", and the period frame with black lacquered finish measures 28.7" by 41" by 2.4". Canvas is in good condition. Frame appears to have been refinished and has various nicks and dents, consistent with age.
Artist is unknown, but this is a truly exceptional work in the style of the early to mid twentieth century mpressionists who captured the romance and charm of Paris, such as Edouard Cortes and Antoine Blanchard.
. Please note the beautiful use of yellow and orange color to depict the glow of street lamps and storefronts, which appear diffused by the the misty air. This is a complex scene that holds your attention. Weight is approximately 8 lbs.