A pair paintings depicting young belle epoque women ( on the reverse of canvas - old title inscriptions in German: "Königin von Kino" (in English: Film Star). Paintings were executed by listed Italian genre artist Giuseppe Gelanze (born 1867 ).
Literature: Artist lexicons by Comanducci and Thieme/Becker; ADEC Index .
Inscription: both signed lower right&left.
Technique: each oil on canvas. Original period black laque frames.
Measurements: unframed w 8 1/2" x h 12 1/4" (21,5 x 31 cm), framed w 17 " x h 21 1/4" (43 x 54 cm)
Condition: in very good condition.