Masterfully portrait of two sisters was executed around 1850s Boy prominent German paortrait painter Fritz Hummel ( 1828 Berlin - 1905 Berlin). Pupil of his father Erdmann Hummel und Karl Begas at the Berlin Academy and then under Ed.Bendemann in Dresden. In 1858 he undertook travel together with Prince Schoenaich-Carolath to south France and Spain, lived then in Berlin and created Portraits. From 1856 to 1892 exhibited at the Berlin academical exhibitions, in 1893 and 1894 - Great Berlin Art-Exhibition with a Lot of Portraits of famous personalities of Berlin high Society and the court: prince Karl von Prussia, field-marshall Count Wrangel, Leopold von Ranke, painter Magnus, Vice-Admiral Knorr., Friedrich Wilhelm IV.
Literature: F.v. Boetticher, Painting list of 19th century; Thieme/Becker "Lexicon of artists from antique to contemporary", Leipzig, 1999; Rosenberg „Berlin Art School“, 179.
Inscription: signed lower right.
Technique: oil on canvas, original period gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 2" x 4" (cm), framed w (cm).
Condition: in very good condition.