Original oil painting on canvas showing a view at Benares. The work is signed on the lower left by M. Bauer, a Dutch orientalist painter. The artist was born 1867-1932. The painting has the label of A.J. Wisselingh & Co. Amsterdam N.5396 along with a trace of a title "Benares , On". The rest is unfortunately not visible. The item comes in good condition apart from two old repairs on the sky portion. The repairs are visible on the photos. The canvas measures 16 inches x 24 inches and 20 1/2 inches x 25 1/2 inches framed.