Geller, Johann Nepomuk#
b. Vienna, March 21, 1860, d. Weissenkirchen in der Wachau (Lower Austria), Nov. 9, 1954, painter. Studied at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts with E. Peithner von Lichtenfels und C. Griepenkerl, private lessons with A. Schroedl, founding member of the "Hagenbund" (artists' association founded in 1900). Travelled extensively in France, Italy and Eastern Europe. His favourite subjects for paintings included market scenes and themes from the Wachau area. Received numerous awards.
Literature#H. Kuehnel (ed.), J. N. G., exhibition guide, Krems 1980; M. Suppan and P. Weninger, Wachaumaler - Wachaumotive, 1987.