800px-Bal_hotel_de_ville_Vienne_Wilhelm_Gause

Description of the painting

TITLE PAINTING: 

Bal city hall Vienna

THEME:

Realism (Austrian Historical Event)

Ball at the Vienna City Hall (Austria) in the presence of the mayor, Karl Lueger.

DATED:

1904

MEDIUM:

oil on canvas

SIZE:

3 843 × 2 713 pix(11,37 Mio)

CURRENT LOCATION:

musée d’histoire de Vienne

USER (PHOTO):

Yelkrokoyade

GNU Free Documentation License.

[ Source of the photo and description: fr.wikipedia.org]

Artist:

Wilhelm Gause

Wilhelm Gause (27 March 1853 – 13 June 1916) was a German-Austrian painter. He studied at the Academy of Düsseldorf, and in 1888 exhibited his work in Vienna.
Works
Among the most famous creations of Gause, there are, too, « Court Ball at the Hofburg. » Created in 1900, it is suspended today in the walls of the Wien Museum Karlsplatz, in Vienna, Austria. He represents aristocrats gathering around Franz Joseph I of Austria at the Imperial Palace of Hofburg.

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