An intimate oil painting of two deer in the woods in an old fir tree frame. The painting depicts the intimacy of a couple of deer resting in the heart of the woods protected by the foliage.
August Specht was a German natural history artist. He was a pupil of Heinrich Lapple and Albert Kappis. in 1898, he published a book about painting wildlife, "The Tierbilder-Buch" with heavy descriptions on the animals he studied and painted. He was also a published artist for numerous publications such as "Brehms Tierleben" and "Die Gartenlaube". Specht family is a family of artists including wood engraver Carl Gottlob Specht and the illustrator Friedrich Specht.
Place of Origin: Germany
Period: 20th Century
Dimensions: 32.25"H x 44"W x 1"D
Inventory Number: XX223