ARTIST: Jean-Ferdinand Chaigneau (1830-1906)
TITLE: MOUTONS EN PLAINE (Sheep on the Plain)
DATE: 1863 (India Proof)
An original etching by Chaigneau – a highly accomplished landscape painter and etcher of animals. He was schooled at des Beaux-Arts, and Barbizon and a student of Picot, de Brascassat & Jules Coignet. He exhibited throughout Europe, including the Paris Salon, wining numerous medals.
Reference: Benezit, Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940
Image size is approximately 7 7/8 x 12 1/8 inches.