First part of a pair of painting ( for second see next item number ) with mythological motives by renown Austrin genre painter of Polish origin Heinrich Hans Schlimarski (1859 -1913), he settled in Vienna, studied in Vienna Art Academy, was the best pupil of most renown Austrian historical painter Hans Makart . Schlimarski worked in Vienna , Munich and Italy and was popular with his large decoration works and oriental portraits, which created in order of the high society from Europe.
Literature: Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künsler..", Leipzig, 1999; Prof.H.Fuchs "Austrian Artists"(in german), Vienna, 1975
Inscription: signed lower left .
Technique: pastel and opaque white gouache on cardboard, beautifully hand crafted art-nouveau gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 37" x h 24" (94 x 61 cm); framed w 42 1/4" x h 31 1/2 " (107,5 x 80 cm)
Condition: in very good condition.