Deer in the Woods, Bert Fricke Wolfenbuttel Oil on Panel Painting circa 1920

A German oil on panel painting by Bert Fricke Wolfenbuttel titled 'Deer in the Woods' from the early 20th century, in natural wooden frame. Created in Germany during the first quarter of the 20th century, this horizontal oil on panel painting showcases a buck and a doe depicted in their natural habitat, in the thickness of the woods. The buck is resting behind bushes on the right while the doe grazes peacefully on the grass. The artist played with the light and shadows to compose his piece, a strong diagonal dividing the space carefully. Bert Fricke Wolfenbuttel was a hunting painter known for its representations of wild animals. He trained at the Braunschweig and Hanover art schools and was active at the beginning of the last century. The painting is set inside a simple frame whose natural finish complements the subject beautifully. It is signed lower right. With its peaceful subject and green, yellow, brown and orange tones, this Bert Fricke Wolfenbuttel oil on panel painting circa 1920 will make for a charming addition to any home!.
Place of Origin: Germany
Period: 20th Century
Dimensions: 33"W x27.5"H
Inventory Number: XX222
Price: $2,750