The Harvest
The Harvest

OTTO VON THORENS (1828-1889)

The Harvest

c. 1850 Austria

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Otto von Thoren
1828 - 1889
The Harvest

Oil on panel, signed verso

Image size: 5 ½ x 8 ½ inches

Unframed



Otto von Thoren was made an officer in 1846, took part in the Austrian Revolution of 1848 , was a captain of cuirassiers, and then left for a time in Venice. In 1857, he turned completely to painting and studied for several years in Brussels and Paris .



In the mid-1860s he was called to Vienna to paint a picture of Francis Joseph I of Austria . After having painted The Death of Gustavus Adolphus , he turned to animal painting , especially livestock in pasture, where he distinguished himself by an energetic feature and his delicate observation of nature.



Otto von Thoren's paintings are often found in Austrian museums such as the Heeresgeschichtliches Museum in Vienna.



He married Marie-Sophie Renodeyn during his stay in Brussels, she was born in Ghent in 1839. He is buried in the cemetery Montmartre, 22nd division (family tomb).



Othon de Thoren has a son who is also a painter and illustrator, Maurice de Thoren, whose death is announced on 2 July 1940 in " The Echo of Algiers "
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Otto von Thoren was made an officer in 1846, took part in the Austrian Revolution of 1848 , was a captain of cuirassiers, and then left for a time in Venice. In 1857, he turned completely to painting and studied for several years in Brussels and Paris .



In the mid-1860s he was called to Vienna to paint a picture of Francis Joseph I of Austria . After having painted The Death of Gustavus Adolphus , he turned to animal painting , especially livestock in pasture, where he distinguished himself by an energetic feature and his delicate observation of nature.



Otto von Thoren's paintings are often found in Austrian museums such as the Heeresgeschichtliches Museum in Vienna.



He married Marie-Sophie Renodeyn during his stay in Brussels, she was born in Ghent in 1839. He is buried in the cemetery Montmartre, 22nd division (family tomb).



Othon de Thoren has a son who is also a painter and illustrator, Maurice de Thoren, whose death is announced on 2 July 1940 in " The Echo of Algiers "
Dimensions
Height 5.50 inch (13.97 cm)
Width 8.50 inch (21.59 cm)
Medium
Oil on canvas
Signed/Inscribed
Signed verso
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