Jules Achille NOËL (Quimper 1815 - Algiers 1881)
Landscape with a Duck Hunter
Watercolour, pen and brown ink and brown wash.
Signed JULES NOËL at the lower left.
176 x 250 mm. (6 7/8 x 9 7/8 in.) [sheet]
Jules Noël was a gifted watercolourist, whose work was often likened to that of his slightly older contemporary, Eugène Isabey (1803-1886).
Following the death of his mother in 1867, Noël often signed his last name with an inverted ‘N’, as his mother had done, in homage to her.