" Preparing to the royal hunt", this genre scene by the famous Russian-German painter Wilhelm Velten (1847 St.Petersburg - 1929 Munich), pupil of the Art Academy in St.Petersnburg (1867-69), and Academy in Munich under W.Diez (1870) Settled to Munich and made the name for his scenes with rider, soldats, hunters and military camp life from 17-18th century. His works are situated in the Fine Arts Academy in Buffalo, in the New Pinacothek,in the City Gallery in Munich and in the State Gallery Praque.
Literature : Bulgakoff " Our Artists" (in Russian), 188971890; Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon", Leipzig, 1999.
Inscription: signed lower right.
Technique: oil on wood panel. Magnificent original period gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 13 1/4 " x h 8 5/8" (33,5 x 22 cm), framed w 22 5/8" x h 18 1/8" ( 57.5 x 46 cm).
Condition: in very good condition