Painter and professor who received a medal from the Emperor of Austria for his paintings of the battlefields of World War I.
He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and at the Academie Julian in Paris.
He was a member of Hagenbund, a prominent group of Austrian artists.
He married Gerda Schneefuss with whom he fathered one child, daughter Liselotte, in 1922.
He once painted a portrait of Oscar Wilde.