Oil on Canvas, signed L/L “M. (Marie) Kleinhardt Weger” (1882-?)
Weger was a New York Society portraitist during the first quarter of the 20th Century. German-born, she migrated to New York City where she became known for her floral still lifes and depictions of well-known New York socialites. She studied under von Dietz and Paul Nauen, as well as in Paris. Her first public exhibition was at the Munich Art Society in 1907. She continued to show in major exhibitions in Berlin, Paris, Vienna, and New York City. Portraits of the Roosevelts hang in Hyde Park and her Arturo Toscanini is displayed in New York City.
38″ x 31″, circa 1936, in aesthetic frame, circa 1890.