Large Antique German Oil Canvas Hermann Frobenius Pre-Raphaelite Painting 1900

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A Large and impressive antique oil on canvas Pre-Raphaelite painting by the German artist, Hermann Frobenius (1871-1954), signed and dated 1900.
Frobenius had classical training and studied both in Rome and Florence, he later was in the circle of Arnold Bocklin and Hans von Marees, he settle in Munich but also in Dresden briefly and latterly in Berlin. He, like many other European painters was fascinated with North Africa and painted many oriental scenes of Algiers, Tunis and Cairo, he was represented at many exhibitions, including the "Great German Art Exhibition" in Munich 1941.

This painting (an early example of the artist's work) is very finely painted in the Pre Raphaelite style, depicting a medieval costumed couple; she, a beautiful maiden picking flowers whilst being serenaded by a young man playing a lute, the painting signed & dated "Frobenius 1900", lower left. The painting typical to Frobenius's work is painted with vigorous colors on a broad canvas, it is housed in the original gilded gesso and pine frame and condition is very good indeed.

At Sight

Imperial: 44 in high × 46.5 in wide

Metric: 111.76 cm high × 118 cm wide


Imperial: 55.5 in high × 56.5 in wide × 2.5 in deep

Metric: 141 cm high × 143.5 cm wide x 6.25 cm deep

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