18 April 2000
Eugène Verboeckhoven (Belgian, 1799-1881)
Sheep in a meadow
signed and dated lower left Eugène Verboeckhoven F:1877, signed again, authenticated and dated by the artist on the reverse
oil on panel
27 x 36 cm
Anon. sale, Christie's London, 17 February 1950, lot 119.
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Mr. P. Berko has confirmed the attribution after firsthand examination.
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