Village festivities, Guatemala signed 'M. Vollmberg' and dated '1913' (lower right) oil on canvas 64.5 x 99.5 cm. (25¼ x 39¼ in.)
Following his training at the Royal Academy in Berlin, Vollmberg travelled to Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Mexico in the years 1912-1920. Enrique Kerner, a Guatamalan consul in Berlin, commissioned Vollmberg to paint his portrait, and invited him to stay at his finca, Cerro Verde, in Guatemala.