This well-rendered study of a male nude by German artist, Curt Rüger (1867-1930) was completed during his time at the Academy of Fine Arts in Dresden. He was 19 and clearly demonstrated an advanced ability.
The portrait is signed/dated in the lower right and housed within a later frame.
Medium: Charcoal on paper Overall size: 10½” x 20” / 26cm x 51cm Year of creation: 1886 Condition: Overall very presentable. Frame with some light age-related wear. Artist’s auction highlight: £1,370 achieved for an oil painting in 1990.