Colourfully painting with the title „Lake of Como“ was executed in 1912 by Jewish-German painter Anna Klein (11883 Nuere Berg – 1941 in Ghetto of Kovno /Kaunas) landscape, animal and genre painter. She specialized in motifs from Upper Bavaria and Tyrol and designed many utilitarian items such as labels, bookplates and postcards in addition to her canvases. A large number of her paintings may be found at the State Painting Gallery in Dachau where a retrospective was held in 2008.
Literature: Vollmer artist dictionary, Leipzig, 1999; on-line Wikipedia under: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Klein_(painter)
Inscription: signed and dated 1912 lower right.
Technique: oil on canvas. original period frame.
Measurements: unframed w 12 1/4" x h 12 1/4" (31 x 31 cm), framed w 17 1/3" x h 17 1/3 (44 x 44 cm).
Condition: in very good condition.