12 April 2007
THE PROPERTY OF A NORTH AMERICAN COLLECTOR
Benjamin Eugène Fichel (French, 1826-1895)
signed and dated 'E. Fichel. 1882.' (lower left)
oil on board
14½ x 21½ in. (36.8 x 54.6 cm.)
Painted in 1882
with Cooling & Sons, London.
with Haynes Art Gallery, Toronto.
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Please note this painting is painted on panel, and not on board.
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