Lady At The Fountain
Lady At The Fountain by German Painter Leopold Schmutzler (1864 – 1940); a Rococo style genre scene, portrait and female figure painter.
This is a beautiful classical fine art portrait of a beautiful young brunette lady, wearing a white blouse, blue vest with gold floral patterns that is tied at the front and a gold and blue skirt, with a red and brown shawl that is wrapped around her right arm, behind her back and rest on a boulder that her left arm is resting on as she stands by the boulder.
She has a large metal tea pot on a lower portion of the boulder with its cover removed that is collecting water that is flowing out of the top of the boulder through a wooden spout.
Behind her is a blue sly with white and grey clouds as well as an expansive terrain of green grass and a sparse amount of trees and a large body of water.
This is a remastered digital art old masters reproduction of a public domain image that is available as a canvas print online.
The Information Below Is Derived From Wikipedia.org
Leopold was born Mies a town in Tachov District in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic.
His father was an inkeeper and a saddler and provided his son with his first drawing lessons, then from 1880 to 1882 he studied at the Vienna Academy of Fine Art with German Painter Christian Griepenkerl (1839 – 1916); and later at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich, studying under Otto Seitz (1846 – 1912).
After graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts Munich in 1885 he decided to settle in Munich, and by the turn of the century he had become one of the most sought after portrait artist in Munich; creating art for the Bavarian Royal Family,, popular performers and dancers, including a portrait of the actress Lili Marberg (1876 – 1962) in the role of Salome.