24 - 25 May 2016
Eugène Joseph Verboeckhoven (Warneton 1798-1881 Schaerbeek)
The return of the herd
signed and dated 'Eugène Verboeckhoven. ft. 1857.' (lower right); and authenticated, dated again and inscribed 'Le soussigné declare que / le tableau si contre est original / Eugène Verboeckhoven / Schaerbeek le 29 novembre 1857.' (on the reverse)
oil on panel
52 x 70 cm.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 4 May 1977, lot 38.
with Kunsthandel Leslie Smith, Wassenaar, where acquired by the present owner.
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P. and V. Berko, Eugène Verboeckhoven, Brussels, 1981, p. 137, as: The return of the herd.
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