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Ligurian Seascape, Italy

by Arnegger Alois

Vienna, Austria 1879 – 1967

Austrian Painter

Signature: Signed G.Contini with pseudonym bottom right
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Image size 88 x 121 cm, without frame

Value: 5.000€ - 10.000€

Arnegger Alois (pseudonym Contini) was born on March 9, 1879, in Vienna, Austria.

His specialty was coastal scenes which made him became famous. His son Arnegger Gottfried (1905 -) was a student of his father, as a famous landscape painter.

Arnegger Alois studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, with master teachers and artists;

Austrian painters Russ Robert (1847 – 1922) and Eisenmenger August (1930 – 1907).

At first, he painted scenes from his Austrian origin, and from the 1920s onwards he focused more on Italian costs such as the bay of Naples, Sorrento, Capri (Picolla Marina Beach), Lago di Garda Sanremo and Taormina.

Contini pseudonym was adopted by Arnegger Alois in Naples after he meet a very rich and influential family. He signed several paintings with his pseudonym.

He died on August 11, 1967, in Vienna.

Today, Arnegger’s works can be found in numerous important private collections worldwide, as well as in Museum of Fine Art in Vienna, Austria.

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