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American Still Life Oil Painting of Flowers in a Vase by G. A. Behne

America 1860's

A very attractive painting by Gustavus Adolphus Behne (b.1828, d.1895)Behne, an American, was known for his landscape and religious art work in Reading and Philadelphia, Penn. in the 1850’s. This painting was deaccessioned by the Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art and Science and also exhibited at the University of So. California. It is signed lower right G. Behne 186-?. Behne is listed in Dictionary of Artists in America 1564-1860

Price

$2600

Condition

Excellent condition. Clean and bright. The canvas has been lined. The "barn board" frame is not very old.

Measurements

Height: 32 in.
Width/Length: 28 in.

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