Still life with flowers and a bird was executed on the turn of 20th century by listed German female flower painter Johanna von Destouches who was born, studied ( by Olga Weiss and Else Gürleth-Hey at the Art and Craft School ) and worked in Munich. Exhibted works in the Gallery Heinemann, Munich.
Literature: Lexicons: "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler" by Thieme/Becker; Benezit. "Dictionary of painters, sculptors, decorators and etchers"(in French), Paris, 1999. On-line date bases artnet.com and artprice.com.
Inscription: signed lower left.
Technique: oil on cardboard.. Original period frame.
Measurements: unframed w 16 1/3" x h 12 7/8" (41,5 x 32,5 cm); framed w 19 1/4" x h 16 1/8" (49 x 41 cm) .
Condition: in very good condition.