Saturday, March 2, 2013

Californian landscapes: Franz Bischoff



Afternoon Idyl, Cambria (circa 1924). Oil on canvas 19 x 26


A California Woodland


Cambria


Gold-Rimmed Rocks and Sea, (1925), oil on canvas


Utah Ranch


Scattered Farms Along the River, 1928


California landscape

Cambria, a Peaceful California Village


Cannas

Canna Lilies

Capistrano



Trees and Cabin


Cypress, Victor of Many Battles


Roses in a Blue Bowl

Franz A. Bischoff (1864 - 1929) was an American artist known primarily for his beautiful China painting, floral paintings and California landscapes. He was born in Steinschönau, Austria (now known as Kamenický Šenov in the Czech Republic on January 14, 1864. He immigrated to the United States as a teenager where he became a naturalized citizen. While in Europe, his early training was focused upon applied design, watercolor and ceramic decorations.
source: Wikipedia