Monday, October 10, 2011

Marianne Preindelsberger Stokes - Dutch Girl 1899

Watercolor, signed with initials lower left

14 x 7 1/2 inches (35.5 x 18.2 cm)

Marianne Preindlsberger studied for five years in Munich before moving to Paris. She met her future husband, Adrian Stokes (1854-1935) whilst painting in Brittany, and they married in 1884. The two of them shared an exhibition, Dutch Life, and Landscape, at The Fine Art Society in February 1900.

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