Olga Wisinger-Florian (1844 - 1926) along with Tina Blau and Maria Egner were part of the avant-garde of Austrian landscape painting of the 1880s. Leopold Museum dedicatedfirst major solo exhibition the work of this outstanding Austrian artist of the turn of the XIX - XX centuries.
In addition to landscapes and interiors, Olga Wisinger-Florian explored the motif of flowers. Using extreme perspectives and distant horizons, she experimented with space and gaze, referring to the then young photo. The artist, who fought for the rights of women all her life, was one of the most valued painters of her time, among her clients were the highest aristocracy and the royal family.
The exhibition presents a selection of Wiesinger-Florian paintings and is complemented by photographs and biographical documents from which the diaries of a talented artist are carefully distinguished. They provide a unique opportunity to penetrate her thoughts and the evolution of her work.