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Eugene Fromentin (French, 1820-1876)
Eugene Fromentin (French, 1820-1876)

The hawking party

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Eugene Fromentin (French, 1820-1876)
The hawking party
signed 'Eug. Fromentin' (lower right)
oil on canvas
36 x 25 in. (92.7 x 64.8 cm.)

Lot Essay

Dr. James Thompson, has confirmed the authenticity of this painting on the basis of a photograph. He suggests that our painting is a variant of Fromentin's salon entry of 1863 now in the Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia.

We are grateful to Dr. James Thompson for his assistance in preparing this catalogue entry.
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