EDMUND ADLER (Austrian, 1871-1957)
    Die Neue Uhr (The New Watch)
    Oil on canvas
    27 x 21-1/2 inches (68.6 x 54.6 cm)
    Signed lower right: Edmund Adler

    Hugo Arnot, Vienna, Austria, 1924;
    Thence by descent to the current owner, Ohio.

    Initially trained as a lithographer, Edmund Adler later attended the Vienna Academy where he received the Kenyon Traveling Scholarship in 1903. During World War I (1914-1918), he was a prisoner of war in Siberia. Subsequently, he exhibited with both Austrian and Russian artists, and his genre paintings became quite popular in Vienna, Dresden, and Brunn. His realistic portrayals of peasant children are amongst the most highly collected of his works.

    Condition Report*:

    Canvas has been relined, approximate 1 x 1 inch area of repair above the boy's head, minor strengthening to the flower girl's bun and left hemline on her skirt, otherwise good condition.

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