Josef Stoitzner

Art agency Gerald Weinpolter purchases quality paintings from Josef Stoitzner.

Detailed information about Josef Stoitzner (Wien 1884 - 1951 Bramberg im Pinzgau:

Son of the landscape painter Konstantin Stoitzner, Josef studied at first at the "Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule" where his teacher was Anton Ritter von Kenner. From 1906 to 1908 he was a disciple of Franz Rumpler at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts. From 1905 on he taught painting and in 1909 he received his teaching diploma. From 1922 on he was inspector for drawing lessons at Austrian educational institutions in Vienna, Traiskirchen, Wiener Neustadt, Graz-Liebenau and from 1937 at secondary schools for boys in Vienna. He succeeded Tina Blau at the "Wiener Frauenakademie" where he taught form 1916 to 1919. A lecturer of the methodology of drawing lessons he worked at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts from 1932 to 1934. Then he moved to the Pinzgau (Salzburg). He was a member of numerous artists' association such as "Der Kreis", the "Wiener Secession" and the "Künstlerhaus". He received the gold medal at the Bugra in Leipzig (1914) and the medal of the city of Graz. Until world war II, he particularly painted landscapes, still lives and interiors in the tradition of atmospheric impressionism. Harmony of form and colour is a characteristic of the painter's work.
A graphic designer, Joseph Stoitzner preferred colour woodcuts and lithography, always adhering to an idealistic realism.

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