Dinner by Candle Light

This is an original oil on board painting by British artist Sir Hubert Von Herkomer (1849-1914)  This interior view of a woman at the table is signed lower left corner.  The painting measures 13 X 9 1/4 inches.  Housed in a period gilt toned frame with brass plaque. Herkomer was a  Bavarian-born British painter, pioneering film-director, and composer. Though a very successful portrait artist, especially of men, he is mainly remembered for his earlier works that took a realistic approach to the conditions of life of the  London poor.  This is a fine example of his early work, circa 1890.