Constant TROYON (Sèvres 1810 - Paris 1865)

The Head of a Bull Sold

Oil and pencil on buff paper.
Various sketches of decoration in pencil on the verso.
190 x 207 mm. (7 1/2 x 8 1/8 in.) [image]
215 x 246 mm. (8 1/2 x 9 5/8 in.) [sheet]


As has been noted of Constant Troyon, ‘in a few small oil sketches, he shows himself to have been an artist of real power.’ A somewhat comparable sheet of watercolour studies of bulls by Troyon, signed with his initials, was formerly on the art market in England.

Charlotte Barzel, known as Charles Barzel.

Constant TROYON

The Head of a Bull


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