Still life with grapes and flowers was executed by French painter Matthieu Kohler (1841 Niederbronn/Wasgau, Alsace - 1916 Fribourg). Pupil of Art School in Lyon, worked in Mühlhausen. Exhibited in 1877-1878 at the Paris Salon. Works by Köhler are in the museum of Mühlhausen.
Literature: Artist lexicons (in German) by Thieme/Becker, (in French) by Benezit; Bellier et Auvray; Dictionary of Artists and Art workers of the Franche-Comte, by Paul Brune, 1912.
Inscription: signed lower right.
Technique: oil on canvas. Original period frame.
Measurements: unframed w 18 1/8" x h 12 3/4" (46 x 32,5 cm), framed w 26" x h 20 1/4" (66 x 51,5 cm).
Condition: very good.