Frans Van Severdonck (Belgian, 1809-1889)
Sheep and Lambs in a Landscape
Signed and dated "Fr. Van Severdonck f. 1886" l.c., identified and signed "...Francois Van Severdonck" in an inscription on the reverse.
Oil on panel, 10 3/4 x 15 in. (27.2 x 38.0 cm),framed.
Condition: Craquelure, minor frame abrasions, surface grime.
Framed dimensions are 15 x 19 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.
There is an addition to the inscription on the reverse that is written in English in black ink (beneath the traditional white rectangle employed for the main inscription) which says, "on the order of M R. Huyvelter."
Drying cracks, circular patterns of craquelure likely corresponding with the grain of the wood panel.
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