1873 - 1942
The Letter

Oil on canvas, signed & dated “28”
Image size: 19 x 49 inches (48 x 124.5 cm)
Original Gilt frame

Johann Vincenz Cissarz was born on January 22nd 1873, Danzig, German Empire (today Gdańsk, the Republic of Poland) and died on December 22nd 1942, Frankfurt, Germany.

Johann Vincenz Cissarz was known for his paintings, illustrations, posters and typography.From 1891 until 1894 Cissarz studied at the academy of arts in Dresden, where he also worked as a graphic artist and designer. In 1916 he settled in Frankfurt, teaching painting at the Städel Art Institute until 1939.