A pair of genre waterclours 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: both signed lower right.
Technique: both - watercolours on paper. Magnificent original period gold-plated frames.
Measurements: unframed w 6 " x h 4 4/8" (15 x 12 cm), framed w 9 1/2" x h 8 1/4" ( 24 x 21 cm).
Condition: in very good condition