Very fine sunset forest landscape with deers was executed by important German hunting and landscape painter Julius Arthur Thiele (1841 Dresden - 1919 Hohenschäftlarn by Munich). He studied in 1856-1860 at the Dresden Academy under Ludwig Richter and Julius Hübner, and in 1861-1864 in Munich and Duesseldorf (by Christian Kröner). Thiele married in 1882 and moved to Vienna, and a few years later he moved to Munich, where he spent the rest of his life. He was a member of the Munich Artists´ Cooperative.
His works are in the public collections of Altenburg Museum, City Museum in Braunschweig, Dresden Modern Gallery, Kaiser-Friedrich Museum and State collection in ,Nuernberg and Vienna National Gallery.
Literature: artist lexicons: Thieme/Becker, Leipzig,1999; Münchner Maler IV, 1983.
Inscription: signed lower right.
Technique: oil on canvas, luxuriousy wood frame.
Measurements: unframed w 23 1/2" x h 18 3/4" (59,5 x 47,5 cm), framed w 28 1/3 " x h 23 5/8" (72 x 60 cm).
Condition: very good condition.