Karl Kaufmann was an Austrian landscape and architectural painter.
Karl Kaufmann was a student at the Vienna Academy. His studies in the European North (Norway), to Holland, Germany (Franconia, Danzig, Königsberg) and often to Italy (Naples, Rome, Venice) gave him the motives for his numerous landscapes, including a remarkable number of views of Venice.
From 1900 Karl Kaufmann constantly lived in Vienna. He often signed his works using pseudonyms.Today the majority of Karl Kaufmann's paintings is privately owned.