(Neuhausen near Stuttgart 1902 – 1974 Villach) got to know Anton Kolig at the Stuttgart Art Academy and came to Carinthia several times in the 1920s, to the Gail Valley, where he lived permanently from 1931 onwards. Travel to Italy, where he always returns and exhibits.
Numerous painting stays and study trips to other countries. Personal exhibitions at Würthle in 1947 and at Welz in 1953. In the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, a highly respected retrospective took place on the occasion of its 100th birthday.
Mahringer is one of the best landscape painters within the Classical Modern Age in Austria, and as he matured he found more and more a connection to contemporary trends in modern art.
His colorful and almost cubist paintings and watercolors with motifs from Carinthia and the Dolomites region are among the most sought-after pieces on the Austrian art market.