”Beauty in the garden”, this small but nice painting was executed in 1915 by famous and high quoted Austrian genre salon painter Max Levis (born 1863 in Hamburg). The pupil of Academy in Karlsruhe by Th.Peckh and Ferd.Keller, then study in Munich by J.Herterich and L.Löfftz, since 1888 lived and worked in Vienna. For comparison see additional photo of a similar boudoir scene, sold by Sothebys London for 12300 USD.
Literature: Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler.." ; AKL (Genaral Artist Lexicon) Index
Inscription: signed and dated 1915, lower right.
Technique: oil on canvas laid down on cardboard. Original black lacque wood frame.
Measurements: oval unframed w x h (cm ), framed w x h ( cm ).
Condition: in very good condition.