View of Capri coast with far view of Faraglioni rocks was executed by well renowed German marine painter Karl (Karl Theodor) Boehme (1866 Hamburg - 1939 Munich). The artist studied : 1884-92 Academy in Karlsruhe by Gustav Schönleber. From his journeys to Rügen, Bornholm and Norway (1891), later also to France developed numerous coastal paintings. His coastal motives of South Italy, which he painted v.a. during a longer stay on Capri, bring him large success. Since 1891 he took part at exhibitions in Munich, Vienna, Berlin, Salzburg and Buenos Aires ; repeated honors (among other things golden Med.).
Works by Boehme: KARLSRUHE, State Gallery "Kunsthalle". MANNHEIM, City Kunsthalle. Munich, New Pinakothek. TRIEST, Museum of Civ. Revoltella, Gall. d´Arte Mod.
Literature: ThB4, 1910; Vo1, 1953. Münchner Maler I, 1981; Mülfarth, 1987; Schweers I, 1994. – Jahres-Ausst. Wien (Kat.), W. 1901, 54; ibid. 1907, 6, 7, 50; ibid. 1909, 6, 67; ibid. 1910, 7; W.Schäfer, Bildhauer und Maler in den Ländern am Rhein, Dd. 1913; Beringer, 1922, 143; M.Bernhard, Verlorene Werke der Malerei, B. 1965; V.D. Heydorn, Maler in Hamburg, III, Hamburg 1974, 118.
Inscription: signed lower right.
Technique: oil oncanvas/cardboard. Luxuriousy original gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 19 " x h 25 2/3" (48,5 x 65 cm), framed w 26 1/3" x h 32 2/3" (67 x 83 cm).
Condition: in very good condition