Alpine landscape with capercaillies (in German: Auerhäne) was executed by good listed Munich hunting and animal painter Moritz Müller Junior (1869 - 1934). He was a son of the painter Moritz Müller the Elder and a grandson of Moritz Müller (Feuermüller). Müller exhibited his works in Munich, Magdeburg, Frankfurt and Berlin, among others.
His works: Chicken dog standing in front of pheasants (Lepke´s Berlin Art Auction, May 16, 1893)Chamois frightened by a lavine, deer in a forest clearing, persecuted stag (Lepke´s Berlin art auction, June 13, 1893)Hunting dog spies capercaillie (Basel Art Auction, December 11, 1893)Forest fire. Fleeing deer, storming a mountain lake (magazine Daheim 1894)Deer and Captive Fox (Bangels Frankfurt Art Auction, October 25, 1894)The Gemsjäger (1920)
Literature: "General Artist´s Lexicon " by Thieme/Becker and " Dictionary of austrian artists "
Inscription: signed and dater 1901 Münich lower right
Technique: oil on canvas, original gilt frame.
Measurements: unframed h 22 3/4" x w 19 1/4" (58 x 49 cm), framed h 25 1/4"x w 21 2/3" (64 x 55 cm).
Condition: good original condition, no any inpaintings, original canvas.