Portrait of arabian beauty called Fatme created in 19/20 century by famous german orientalist , impressionist and sculptor Max Friedrich Rabes ( 1868 -1944). The artist worked in Berlin , sutdied at the academy by P.Graeb.
His works situated in museums : Postmuseum of Berlin , art collection of Dessau ( Evening on the Nile), New National Gallery in Munich ( Sunday in Algier), Museum of Schwerin (Arabian Market), Museum of Weimar ( Arab), Egyptian museum in Berlin (Relief of H.K:Brugsch).
Literature: Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler"
Inscription: signed lower right , title in the middle "Fatme"
Technique: oil on wood . Original period frame
Measurements: unframed w 10" x h 14" ( 25,5 x 36 cm), framed w 14 1/2" x h 18 1/3" (37,5 x 47 cm)
Condition: very good