Masterfully genre scene in a Munich pub was executed on the turn of 20th century by well renowed Czech paintere and illustrator Franz Bohumil Doubek (1865 - 1952). The artist studied at the Praque academy , then at the academy in Munich by Otto Seitz and Alex. von Liezen-Mayer. He settled in Munich , where became popularity for his genre scenes, historical paintings and portraits .Most of his works situated in private collections and in Museum of Budweis. He created a seria of watercolours for Herzog Ludwig Salvator of Austria, one large decorative painting for castle Wosaek. He illustrated famous magazine of the time: "Fliegende Blätter", and worked for book editions. Dobek exhibited his works in Praque, Vienna, Munich and Berlin.
Literature: Artist lexicons by H.v.Vollmer and Thieme/Becker.
Inscription: signed with the artist`s monogram F:B:D.
Technique: oil on canvas, original period frame.
Measurements: unframed w 24 3/4 " x h 22 1/2 " (63 x 57 cm); framed w 30 1/4" x h 28 " (77 x 71 cm).
Condition: in very good condition.