After the journeyman’s examination, Friedrich M. Welz found a job in the factory of his uncle Max, who ran a molding and frame factory in Vienna. “Welz picture frame” already had a renowned reputation. His uncle had contact with the artists of the time for whose works he created individual frames. Friedrich M. Welz got to know the world of art, especially from the point of view of craftsmanship. In looking at and dealing with works of art, he approached art in a very practical way. From his uncle he learned the importance of proportion, the sense of space and the art of the right frame.