Austria / Germany: by the artist, ca.1900. Ferdinand Shebek. original. Framed, matted. Watercolor on paper of a camoflaged owl or owlet (unframed: 6.0" x 8.9" / 15.2 x 22.5 cm; framed: 13.4" x 16.3" / 34.0 x 41.4 cm), laid on cardboard by the artist Ferdinand Shebek, framed & matted, SIGNED. Near Fine. Item #1917
A very appealing study of a splendidly camoflaged owl (or owlet) by a expert Austrian painter who was well known for his studies of birds and animals.
Ferdinand Shebek (1875 Vienna -1949 Vienna) was a well known Austrian-German animal, portrait, and landscape painter. He studied at the Vienna Academy and ilved and worked in Berlin for a long time.