Oil on canvas signed and dated lower right "Carl Spielter 1901".
Exhibition: Great Berlin Art Exhibition 1901 under number 190
The painting represents a painter, perhaps Carl Johann Spielter himself in his studio showing one of his works.
Carl Johann Spielter decides (1851-1922) in 1875 to become a painter and settles in Munich. He began his painting training at the Royal Trade School with Ferdinand Barth and continued his studies at the Royal Academy of Arts with Gyula Benczúr, Otto Seitz and Gabriel von Max on April 24, 1876.
From 1881, Spielter continued to study at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, where he became a master pupil of Hans Makart. He remained in Vienna for almost ten years. He made study trips to Italy, Turkey and Egypt. With his brother-in-law, the landscape painter Julius Köhnholz, he painted the parts of the new steamer "Saale" in Bremen in 1886 on behalf of the North German Lloyd. In Vienna, in 1889, he married his wife Veronica, born in Hungary. by Gavenda. In 1891 he went to Berlin for two years, and in 1893 he was back in Bremen.
Dimensions without frame: Length: 86cm Width: 65cm
Dimensions with frame: Length: 130cm Width: 107cm