This painting by an Austrian artist Ernst Juch (1838-1909), one can easily understand that he possessed good sense of humor. The work, dated "1686", shows an old man at the attempt of being seduced by a young plumpy woman. The artist worked as a caricaturist and illustrator for many newspapers in Austria.
Inscription: signed and dated lower right
Technique: oil on board.Original gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 8 1/4" x h 5 3/4" (21 x 15 cm); framed w 12 2/3" x 10" (32.5 x 25.5 cm)
Condition: in good condition