We take great pleasure in presenting a most Extraordinary Drawing from the famous Belgium 19th century artist Eugene Joseph Verboechkoven.
This Superb chalk drawing on tea stained paper shows Verboechkoven's remarkable ability to portray animals that bear human characteristics and are reminiscent of bourgeois portraits of the period. Berko writes" He could have been called the Raphael of animals as his animals are so well drawn , arrogant and proud"
The unbelievable realism and brushwork detail of this Amazing Study are bathe in the most marvelously warm and golden light .... a Breathtakingly Superb Work Of Art !
Examples of his work can be found in numerous Museum Collections, including those in the Hermitage , St Petersburg, Russia, the Metropolitan in New York, The Yale Museum , New Haven, Conn. and the Royal collection London, England.
Condition: Excellent, correctly framed using Conservation methods, with non glare glass.
Frame Size: approx. 30"x 30"
Image Size: approx. 27" x 27"
Markings: Signature EJS 1862 upper right towards center Stamp of succession lower right.
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