Deer hunting scene was executed by German portrait, histoical painter and illustrator Adalbert von Rössler (1853 Wiesbaden - 1922 Berlin).
Adalbert von Rössler was born as the son of the police director of Wiesbaden, Albert Franz von Rößler (1815–1879), his brothers were the painter Ludwig von Rössler (1842–1910) and the composer Gustav von Roessler (1850–1919).After attending grammar school in Wiesbaden, he worked as a miner until he was 25 and managed the bleed mines in Nassau that belonged to his father. He then became a painter. From January 14, 1878, he first studied painting in the class of antiques at the Munich Art Academy, matriculated as Albert von Roeßler. Then he went to the academy in Antwerp, in 1888/89 he was a master student of Anton von Werner at the Berlin academy. After completing his studies, he first settled in Frankfurt, then in Berlin.
His works appeared a. a. in the magazine "Die Gartenlaube". He illustrated numerous books.
Literature: artist dicitionaries : Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künsler..", Leipzig, 1999; Friedrich von Boetticher " Malerwerke des 19.Jahrhunderts", Leipzig, 1899.
Inscription: signed A.Rössler, lower right.
Technique: oil on wood. Original period gilt frame.
Measurements: unframed w 18 7/8" x h 7 7/8" (48 x 20 cm), framed w 26 1/8" x h 15 1/8" (66,5 x 38,5 cm).
Condition: in very good condition.