Otto Schulze Oil Painting after François Boucher "Ruhendes Mädchen"
Otto Schulze (German, 1850 – 1930) after François Boucher (French, 1703 – 1770)
Ruhendes Mädchen (Resting Young Woman), late 19th to early 20th century
Oil painting on wood panel
Inscribed to verso with artist’s name and information on original painting
Presented in a Rococo Revival style frame with velveteen liner
Copy painting after a 1752 original that is currently housed in the Alte Pinakothek München
From the archives of Samuel Marx (1902 – 1992).
Samuel Marx began his career in 1930 as a story editor for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer then went on to produce popular films to include Lassie Come Home and Son of Lassie. In 1990, Marx co-authored the book Deadly Illusions; Jean Harlow and the Murder of Paul Bern in which his sleuthing efforts unfold the mysterious details surrounding his friends alleged suicide.
- discoloration to painting varnish; drying cracks throghout painting; overpainting restoration indicated under UV light throguhout, notable along edges of board, on blankets, and to the nose and mouth of figure; accretion and wear to pil on velveteen frame liner; edge wear to frame.
- measures frame; visible image measures 9.75" W x 7.75" H.