Leo Delitz was born on that 25th or 26 February 1882 in
Agram, Austria. He was the son of a sculptor and studied of 1898-1904
at the Academy of fine Arts in Vienna with Christian Griepenkerl and
Kazimierz Pochwalski, and with Ludwig Herterich in Munich and in
Delitz was as a painter, graphics and draftsman.
From 1905-1910, he was member of the Hagenbundes.
In the 1st world war he was war painter at the east front.
From 1929, he won different prizes and honors, so for example the
Austrian country prize 1937.
He emigrated 1938 to England where he was active as a portrait painter of
the nobility and the high society. But also numerous artist
portraits, landscapes with landscape subjects and a sequence of
Grundlsee-pictures, that he spent in its annual stays at the Grundlsee
until 1938, in part also early genre scenes, count to its oeuvre. He
turned to Stilistsch always more strongly the new objectivity. Later
to his paintings, he created lithographs, woodcuts and chalk
It died in February 1966 in London.