James Desvarreux-Larpenteur (American, 1847-1937)
A Shepherd and His Flock Beneath Oak Trees
Signed "J. DESVARREUX." l.r.
Oil on canvas, 28 5/8 x 36 3/4 in. (73.0 x 93.0 cm), framed.
Small dent, about 1/4 inch, located in upper right quadrant between the branches of the oak tree, 6 inches down from the top and 12 1/2 inches in from the right side. Dent protrudes into the back of the canvas, but does not seem to break the canvas or show any significant paint loss in the front; heavy application of varnish; subtle varnish inconsistencies under UV; no additional condition issues to report.