LEISURE TIME ON THE SHORES OF THE KÖNIGSSEE AT THE MALERWINKEL
Oil on canvas: 84 x 124 cm / 33 x 48.8 ins
Signed and dated '1874' lower left
Painter of genre scenes, religious subjects and murals.
Ludwig Thiersch was a student of Heinrich von Hess, Jules Schnoor and Carl Schom. In 1852 he went with his father to Athens, returning in 1855. In 1856 he went to Vienna for a commission. He settled in Munich in 1857. He was a member of the Academy of Saint-Petersburg and in 1861 joined the Berlin Academy. His work was seen at the Munich Exhibition in 1858.
Thiersch painted the frescoes for the Greek Orthodox church in Vienna.
Munich 1825 - 1909
E. Bénézit, "Dictionary of Artists", Paris 2006, Vol. 13, p. 860.
U. Thieme & F. Becker, "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler; von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart", Leipzig 1978, Vol. 33, p. 36.