KARL LUDWIG HASSMANN
(Austrian, 1869 – 1933)
Archilles & Penthesilea, queen of the Amazons
Oil on canvas
Frame size: 34? x 54½ inches / 88.5 x 138.4 cm
Stock number: IH8136/717
Karl Ludwig Hassman was a renowned Austrian historical painiter, pupil of Sigmund l´Allemand at the Art Academy in Vienna, later at the Munich Academy with Otto Seitz and Carl Marr. In 1904 he travelled to the USA for a few years, as a scenic painter (German theater in New York). In 1911 he returned to Vienna, became a member of artist union ” Künstlerhaus”, where his works were exhibited many times. He recieved the Lobmeyer-Prize. From 1904 to 1909 he was a member of another important Austrian artist union ” Hagenbund”.