1905 Beautiful an original oil painting on fabric "The restaurant De Oude vink in Lieden",Netherlands by Max Liebermann.

Painting is in fair condition for its age; 40,5x50cm. Some reflections may show in the pictures. Private family collection.

Max Liebermann (1847-1935) was a German-Jewish painter and printmaker,who is known for his naturalistic studies of life and labour of the poor.One of the leading proponents of Impressionism in Germany.Studied in Weimar for three years until 1872.Liebermann took trip to Dusseldorf in 1871 to visit a Hungarian painter Mixaly Munkacsy and was inspired by Munkacsy's Realism.He spent the years 1873-1878 in Paris.Here he studied the art of Millet,whose paintings of farm workers had a strong influence on him.A first sojourn in Holland in 1871 was followed by regular trips to Netherlands,where he descovered suitable motifs for his most important works.Max Liebermann was an important personality not only as an artist but also as an art politician.At the beginning of 1892 he was a member of the "Erste Sezession Deutschland",an organisation which he chaired in Berlin from 1898 to 1911.His home town honoured Liebermann by appointing him professor at the "Konigliche Akademie der Kunste".Later from 1920 to 1932 he was the president.He became severely ill in 1934 and died three mounth later.
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