Masterfully genre scene in the tavern with playing children was executed in the second part of 19th century and due to all stylistic criteria is a typical and one of the best genre works by well-known German painter Jakob Emanuel Gaisser (1825 Augsburg - 1899 Munich). Father of genre painter Max Gaisser, the artist was a pupil of Joh. Geyer in Augsburg, studied then in the Art Academy in Munich ( by Clemens Zimmerman and Jul. Schnorr). He settled in Munich, where since 1867 he exhibited his works in the Art Union. Gaisser recieved the popularity for his genre scenes with tavern scenes, monks,card and chess players from Rococo time , most of all with many humor.Works by him situated in museums of Mainz , Rostock, Chemnitz, Munich.
Literature: Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künsler..", Leipzig, 1999.
Inscription: unsigned, inscription with the artis´s name on the back of the panel
Technique: oil on wood panel, luxuriousy original period gold-plated frame.
Measurements: image w 20 1/2" x h 17 1/8" (52 x 43,5 cm); framed w 31 1/2" x h 28 1/8" (80 x 71,5 cm).
Condition: in very good condition.