Our nice children painting was created by famous Czech painter and graphic artist Antonin Brunner, born 1881. He studied in Prague and later in Paris under the tutelage of J.P.Laurense and Lucien Simon. In Paris the artist painted mostly figurative decorative paintings.
For other works by this painter see items No. 52; 93; 859.
Literature: Prof. P.Toman "Novy slovnik ceskoslovenskych vytvarnych umelcu", Praque, 1947.
Inscription: signed Ant.Brunner and dated 1933, lower right.
Technique: oil on canvas. Original period frame.
Measurements: oval unframed w 23 1/2" x 17" (60 x 43 cm), framed w 33" x h 26" (84 x 66 cm)
Condition: very good.