b. Waidhofen an der Ybbs (Lower Austria), March 1, 1871, d. Vienna, May 19, 1956, painter, graphic artist and sculptor, studied at the Vienna Academy, 1899-1909 member (1905/06 president) of the Vienna "Secession", founding member of the Oesterreichischer Werkbund, 1920-1938 professor at the Vienna Academy, preference for landscape and genre painting, esp. of country-life. Revived fresco painting.
Literature#F. A. 1871-1956, exhibition catalogue, Noe. Landesmus. NF 126, Wien 1982; C. Jesina, F. A., master´s thesis, Vienna 1993.