Nice genre scene was executed by German painter August Hermann Knoop, born in 1856 in Dusseldorf. In 1876-80 he studied at the Munich Academy and in 1886-88 worked under the tutelage of Cormon in Paris. Later Knoop worked in Munich and was adored for his genre scenes from the 18th century. Knoon frequently exehibited his works.
Inscription: signed A.Knoop, Munich, lower right
Technique: oil on panel. Original period gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 6" x h 8" (15.3 x 20.3 cm), framed w 12" x h 14" (30.5 x 35.5 cm)
Condition: in good condition