Gustav Prucha (Austrian, 1875-1952) “Assembly of Horsemen on the Move” Oil on canvas laid down. Signed lower right “G Prucha”
Gustav Prucha was born in Vienna and studied at the Art Academy in Prague at J.E. Horwarter (1854-1925). He painted genre scenes like his teacher but especially depictions of sledding in sunny winter landscapes.
Prucha has also worked in America, where he adopted the pseudonym John Harway.