Masterfully genre scene with high society playing solitaire was executed 1891 in Munich by good listed and high quoted German painter Hans Buchner (1856 Stuttgart - 1941 Munich). The artist studied: at the Academies in Stuttgart by Jakob Grünewald und Carl von Häberlin and at the Academy in Munich by Alexander Wagner. Lived in Munich since 1880. Took part in exhibitions in the "Munich glass palace" (1906) and at the Munich Secession (1908). Drew out through life near historical genre scenes and motives of flowers.
Literature : Nagel Lexicon; Münchner Maler I, 1981; Saur "General Artist Lexicon (AKL)".
Inscription: signed and inscribed: "Hans Buchler, Muenchen, 1891", lower right.
Technique: oil on canvas, magnificent gold-plated antique frame.
Measurements: w 26 5/8 " x h 22 " (67,5 x 56 cm), framed w 40 3/4 " x 36 5/8 " (103,5 x 93 cm).
Condition: in good condition, no inpaintings, old professional relining of canvas.