26 October 2016
Eugène Joseph Verboeckhoven (Belgian, 1799-1881)
Sheep and Chickens in a Landscape
signed and dated 'Eugène Verboeckhoven/Ft. 1870' (lower left); inscribed, signed and dated 'Je soussigné déclare que/le tableau ci-contre est/original./Eugène Verboeckhoven/Schaerbeek bis Bruxelles/1870' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
36 ¼ x 55 3/8 in. (92.1 x 140.7 cm.)
Ceilan Milo Spitzer (1849-1919), Ohio.
By descent to the present owner.
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