Watercolour, 31 x 22 cm, lo. le. sign. Wilh. Kuhnert, matted a. framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - German animal painter. With a scholarship at the Berlin academy he studied from 1883 to 1887 under F.K. Bellermann a. P.F. Meyerheim a. travelled often to Scandinavia but most of all to Africa a. India where he found his motifs a. turned out to be the most important exponent of his genre. His works were not only shown on the major European exhibitions but also reproduced in numerous editions. - Mus.: Hannover, Leiden, Enschede, Fort Worth. - Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit a. others.