Oil on canvas. 78 x 62.5 cm.
Signed and dated lower left: Hermann Brücke 1859.
Hermann Brücke was educated at the Academy of Arts in Berlin. His oeuvre comprises portraits, still lifes and above all history paintings. From 1856 until 1861 he lived in Rome. During a later sojourn in Italy, he died in Pisa in 1871.
Private ownership, South Germany.