Street market scene in the Piazza del Campo in Siena was executed in th late 19th century by famous German architecture painter August Siegen (born 1850). He was active in Munich and Vienna, travelled around Europe and Orient and recieved acknowledge with his detailled architecture views of European and Oriental old cities (Venice, Rome, Cairo, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Amsterdam and others).
For other painting by Siegen see item No. 4422 and 5166.
Literature: Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Kuenstlerlexikon". Leipzig, 1999.
Inscription: signed lower left, on the back of panel - old inscription with title in German: " Rathausplatz in Siena.
Technique: oil on wood panel. Original period gilt wood frame.
Measurements: unframed w16 1/2" x h 20 7/8" (42 x 53 cm ), framed w 25 5/8" x h 30 1/4" (65 x 77 cm ).
Condition: in very good condition