Ella am halbrunden Fenster. 1887. Oil on canvas. Monogrammed and dated in lower center. 65 x 50 cm (25.5 x 19.6 in). Belatedly inscribed with a dedication by the artist: "Das Kind gehört jetzt dem Gatten Hugo Geißler 9. Sept 1922 Hans Thoma". Verso of stretcher with several labels and with hand-written numbers. [CB].
PROVENANCE: District court director Dr. Hugo Geißler (1877-1929), the artist's son in law (with dedication by the artist). State Museums Berlin (with crossed-out inventoy sticker of the Berlin National Gallery on verso of stretcher (inventory no. A III 389) as well as with a label confirming that the work was taken out of the inventory in 1993). Private ownership Frankfurt.
EXHIBITION: Special exhibition Hans Thoma. Paintings, Drawings, Prints, State Gallery Moritzburg Halle, May to June 1974, cat. no. 18 (black-and-white illu. 16).