Two dog studies, 17th century Flemish School


17th century Flemish School

Two dog studies

105 x 173 mm ( drawing ); 127 x 196 mm ( assembly ) – 4 1/8 x 6 13/16 in. ( drawing ); 5 x 7 11/16 in.
( Brush, ink, ink wash and red chalk wash on paper.

Stamp (L. 721) by Etienne Claude Desperet ) dit Auguste Desperet ( Lyon, 1804-1865, bottom right. Stamp (L. 153c) by Alfred Normand, on the back of themount.
Pencil annotation « Paul Devos » on the back of the mount.
In the catalog of the sale after death of Desperet from June 7 to 13, 1865, lot 297 mentioned a drawing representing Two dog studies by Franz Snyders (two pencils on paper of color ) which could correspond to our sheet.  

Condition report: Good general condition

Framing options

Pas de cadre, Cadre Louis XVI plat Or (4cm), Cadre Louis XVI plat Noir et Or (4cm), Cadre plat (4cm) teinté ébène, Cadre inversé (3,3 cm) teinté ébène, Cadre Louis XVI or (3cm)