This is a rare , monumental watercolour in the good condition and original period frame came from the very good provenance. The watercolour acquired by Sotheby´s Castle-Auction Monrepos , Germany on 10.10.2000 , Lot number 1028.
Aritst: Caroly Poop de Szathmari ( 1812 Klausenburg in Romania - 1887 Bukarest). He studied in Rome (1832-1834), travelled to Turkey and Persia. Later he studied in Vienna by Peter Fendi and in Paris by Raffet. Since 1840 he lived in Bukarest and was a court painter by King of Romania Carol the I . Similar watercolours are in Estate of king houses of Romania and Germany.
Provenance: Prince Leopold von Hohenzollern (1835-1905), the brother of romanian king Carol I (1839-1914)
Technique: watercolour on paper. Original period salon style gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 21" x h 29.5" (53x75 cm), matted and framed 36" x h 43" (91.5 x 109.5 cm)
Condition: in very good condition