Modernist genre painting, created ca. 1900 in own unique pointillist manner. The author Spiro (Spiridon) Bocaric (1878 Budva - 1941 Banjaluka), famous painter of Serbian origin. He studied at the Academy in Venice, lived and worked till I World War in Sarajevo / Bosnia and then in Banjaluka. His portrait, genre and interior paintings in pointillist technique with Ottoman motives are very popular among collectors in Europe and Turkey. Full biography and images in serb.-croat.language see under follwing link: http://images.google.at/imgres?imgurl=http://www.montenegrina.net/images/likovna_umjetnost/spiro_bocaric/djevojka_na_vrbasu.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.madeinmontenegro.com/vbforum/showthread.php%3Ft%3D4464&usg=__04VnTRavsQKDDNIDqT5ZjJZZLrM=&h=420&w=280&sz=38&hl=de&start=8&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=VyFWF1B8-DqocM:&tbnh=125&tbnw=83&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dspiro%2Bbocaric%26um%3D1%26hl%3Dde%26sa%3DN%26ndsp%3D18%26tbs%3Disch:1
Inscription: signed leflower right.
Technique: oil on canwas. Art Nouveau style gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 39 " x h 29 3/8" (99 x 74,5 cm); framed 45 " x 35 1/2" ( 114 x 90 cm)
Condition: in very good condition.