Scene in the castle garden with a noble couple and street fruit-seller was executed in the end of 19.century by Dutch female painter Augustine Hermine Meester-Obreen (1866 Breda - 1958 Amsterdam). She studied by de Voerman, Colarossi, Blanc-Garin and Louis Corinth, worked in Sloterdijk, Paris, Duesseldorf, Berlin, Rotterdam and Amsterdam, created salon genre scenes with historical costumes.
Literature: in French: "Dictionary of painters, sculptos and decorators" by E.Benezit, Gründ,1999 and in German: "Allgemeines Kuenstlerlexikon " by Thieme/Becker, Lepzig, 1999;
Inscription: signed lower in the midddle.
Technique: oil on wood panel . Luxuriousy original gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 22 3/4" x h 16 3/4 " (57,5 x 42,5 cm ) , framed 27 " x 33 5/8 " ( 82,5 x 67,5 cm ).
Condition: in very good condition.