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Lovely genre dog paintings by famous german animalist Klara von Wille , born von Boettcher ( 1838 - 1883 Duesseldorf ). The artist was a pupil of C.Sohn, L. Knaus and Rosa Bonheur . Since 1859married with August von Wille . Her humoristic dog paintings were very popular among german art lovers.
Literature: Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler".
Inscription: signed middle left on the roof of dog booth.
Technique: oil on canvas . Original period frame
Measurements: unframed w 18 1/2" x h 12 1/3" ( 47 x 31,5 cm), framed w 22 1/2" x h 16 1/3" (57 x 41,5 cm)