Funny circus scene with dogs and monkey was executed by good listed Belgian animalist Vincent de Vos (1829 - 1875). The artist , born in Courtrai/Belgium,studied by Eduard Woutermaertens. He painted mostly dogs, in a style similar to that of Joseph Stevens, but with a trade drier, more meticulous. Works by him situated in museums of Mulhouse and Tourcoing.
Literature: " E. Benezit " Dictionary of painters, sculptors, decorators and etchers" (in French), Paris, 1999.
Inscription: signed lower right.
Technique: oil on wood. Luxuriousy original period gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 10 1/4" x h 7 1/2" (26 x 19 cm), framed w 16 1/2" x h 13 3/4 " (42 x 35 cm)
Condition: in very good condition.