STEINFELD, Franz
(b. 1787, Wien, d. 1868, Pisek)

Dachstein with Lake Hallstatt

1820s
Oil on wood, 55 x 44 cm
Residenzgalerie, Salzburg

Steinfeld "discovered" Lake Hallstatt as the classical pictorial motif of the Salzkammergut landscape, and numerous artists subsequently painted many different versions of it. His first depiction of a view of Hallstatt in 1824, was followed by a series of variations.