BORN 30 Mar 1856, Neutitschem (now: Nový Jicín) - DIED 18 Mar 1925, Wien|
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Döblinger Friedhof, Hartäckerstraße 65 (Gruppe 32, Reihe 1, Nummer 11 (Ehrengrab))
Son of the carpenter Julius Veith. He was educated at the Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule, where Ferdinand Laufberger was his teacher. he finished his studies in Paris.
He created the paintings on the ceiling of the Maria Theresia Room in the Hofburg, the Dianabad in Vienna, the Neues Deutsches Theater in Prague and many other theatres. He was also popular as a painter of portraits of women.
From 1890 onwards he was a member of the Wiener Künstlerhaus. In 1911 he married Bertha Griesbeck and in 1920 he became a professor. He died in 1925. His grave at the Döblinger Friedhof in Vienna has a sculpture by Georg Leisek (1869-1936).