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]ENQUIRE
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.