Anton Kolig was an Austrian expressionist painter.
Anton Kolig was the son of salon artist Ferdinant Kolig. He studied at the Vienna School of Arts and Crafts with Oscar Kokoschka in 1904-1907, then from 1907 he continued his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna under the guidance of Heinrich Lefler and Alois Delug.
In 1911, the work presented by him at the exhibition attracted the attention of specialists who awarded Kolig a scholarship and organized a trip to France. After the outbreak of war, the artist returned to Austria.
During the First World War, starting in 1916, he was in military service, worked as a military artist in Vienna.
He was a teacher, a professor in Stuttgart from 1928 to 1943. In 1944, as a result of the bombing, he was seriously injured. He spent the last years of his life in Nötsch im Gailtal).