Albert Rieger | Sailing Boats near Venice, 1869

Austrian landscape and marine painter Albert Rieger (Triest, 1834 - Vienna, 905) was the son and pupil of painter Giuseppe Rieger. He was also influenced by the works of the German artist Bernhard Fiedler (1816-1904). Rieger's preferred subjects were marines and landscapes.
In 1838 settled he with the family in Vienna. 
His works were exhibited in many exhibitions in Munich and Paris works are presented in important collections, for example at the Museum of Altenburg and in Wroclaw. 
Crown prince Rudolf bought his landscapes "Am Traunsee" and "Gosausee". 
Rieger was awarded with Gold Austrian Medal and Great Golden Swedish-Norwegian Medal.