Portrait of a girl decorated with flowers in her hair in the typical work by famous and high quoted Austrian genre salon painter Max Levis (born 1863 in Hamburg). The pupil of Academy in Karlsruhe by Th.Peckh and Ferd.Keller, then study in Munich by J.Herterich and L.Löfftz, since 1888 lived and worked in Vienna. For comparison see additional photo of a similar boudoir scene, sold by Sothebys London for 12300 USD.
Literature: Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler.." ; AKL (Genaral Artist Lexicon) Index
Inscription: unsigned .
Technique: oil on canvas laid down on cardboard. Original period hand-crafted and gilded wood frame.
Measurements: oval unframed w 13 3/4" x h 17 1/2" (34,5 x 44,5 cm ), framed 22 1/2" x 26 3/4 " ( 57 x 68 cm )
Condition: in very good condition.