Masterfully genre scene with a nobleman smoking pipe and drinking wine was executed in the early 20th century by Austrian historical genre female painter Grete (Margarethe) Kalla-Priechenfried, who lived and worked in St.Martin/Klosterneuburg and was grounder of the local artist union "Malkreis".
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Inscription: signed upper right.
Technique: oil on wood. Original period frame.
Measurements: unframed w 12 1/4" x h 15 3/4" (31 x 40 cm), framed w 22 3/4" x h 24 3/4" (58 x 63 cm)
Condition: in very good condition.