Georges-Frédéric Rötig (1873-1961)
Oil on canvas naturalist painted by Georges-Frédéric Rötig signed and dated 1933 lower right.
The painting is in a very beautiful frame called "Berain".
A similar painting with larger dimensions was sold at Sotheby's in 2008 for € 33,150 world record for the artist.
Dimensions without frame: Length: 92cm Width: 73cm
Dimensions with frame: Length: 112cm Width: 95cm
Our painting from the same series is a rare subject for the painter. Most of his compositions are essentially composed of animal scenes: stags, hinds, roe deer, wild boars, pheasants, partridges.
Several of his paintings can be found in the museums of Amiens, Le Havre de Cambrai and Vernon.
G.F Rötig was a student of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and that there were as teachers Jules Lefebvre, Jean-Pierre Laurens and Benjamin-Constant; he received several awards at the Salon of French artists (notably in 1903) and, in 1913, the Rosa-Bonheur Prize.