Gustav Prucha (Vienna, 1875 – 1952)
Russian Sleigh Ride (Troika)
Material: Oil on canvas
Dimension: 80 x 100 cm
About the Artist:
Gustav Prucha was born in Vienna and studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague at J.E. Horwarter (1854-1925). He painted genre scenes like his teacher but especially depictions of sledding in sunny winter landscapes. He did numerous study trips to Hungary and Croatia. Prucha has also worked in America, where he adopted the pseudonym John Harway.