Lovely genre painting with kitten and a wesp as uninspected guest was executed by famous French animal and still life painter Alfred Arthur Brunel de Neuville (1852 - Paris - 1941). The artist recieved his acnowledge for cat genre paintings and still lifes , worked in Paris, where begun to exhibit since 1879. He became member of societé des Artistes Français in 1907. His works are in following collections: Louviers, Beziers, Brest and Chateau-Thierry.
Literature: Benezit; Thieme & Becker; Schurr; Hardouin-Fuger.
Inscription: signed lower left.
Technique: oil on canvas, original luxuriousy frame of 19th century, gold-plated.
Measurements: unframed w 17 3/4" x h 15 " (45 x 38 cm); framed w 23 1/2" x h 20 " (59,5 x 51 cm).
Condition: in very good condition.