Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed at lower right, presented in the likely original gilt composition frame with bold acanthus ornament and gallery plaque.
DOA 26.5 x 29 in.Private Collection, Rome, GA
This intimate rural genre scene champions the dignity and strength of the French peasant, in the manner of Julien Dupre and Desire Francois Laugee.
Scattered retouch visible under UV light (primarily along frame edge); small patch to verso with associated retouch; some chipping and loss to frame.