|A Whiff of Grapeshot. Note, the top of the ammo locker is open which would have been a floggable offense. A breeze can blow embers from the wadding back. Black powder explodes even when not enclosed.|
Felician Myrbach born 1853 in what is now the Western Ukraine but was then part of the Austro-Hungarian empire. Died in 1940 in what is now the Eastern part of Austria.
Myrbach painted many military scenes and secondarily painted scenes from farm or "country" life.
He was a major force in the Austrian "modernism" movement in Austria.
|In the Tavern Garden, 1896 brings a human element to a few stolen moments in the life of a soldier|
He lived in a very interesting time and place. I hope it doesn't get that interesting here, but it looks like it might.---kenReplyDelete