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Original oil painting on panel by Max Band (Lithuanian-American, 1900-1974), signed l.l. and dating from the forties or the fifties. In excellent condition and still in its original frame. 23" by 19" in its frame, 14" by 10" painting alone. Max Band is a well-known School of Paris artist. He studied in Berlin in the early twenties before moving to Paris. His first solo exhibition was in his homeland at the National Theatre in Kaunas in 1925. It would be followed by a second in 1932. He emigrated to the United States in 1940 and lived in California until his death in 1974. He is known for his still-life paintings, his haunting figures, and the religious subjects which became prevalent in his work in the post-war period. His paintings can be found in a number of museums and collections. Listed in all the usual reference works.