PAUL BURMEISTER, GERMAN 1847-1923 OIL ON WOOD PANEL H 12.5" W 9" SILK DRESS, SILK SHOES, AND A PLAYFUL KITTEN
Signed lower left P. Burmeister. Scene depicts an elegant woman in a Louis XV appointed salon using her silk shoe as a play toy for a kitten. Frame dimensions 19" X 15.25". Provenance: Property of a prominent Bloomfield Hills, MI and Palm Beach, FL estate.
In good condition with no evidence of damage or overpaint. At some point, this painting was lightly cleaned as original varnish remains and fluoresces under UV examination. Fine quality frame but it is not of the period of the painting. Likely framed in the mid 20th c..