Jacques –Eugène Feyen (1815 - 1908)
Entered the School of Fine Arts in the studio of Paul Delaroche, he practiced photography, but returned to painting. He exhibited at the Salon from 1841 to 1882.
This canvas is very probably a preparatory canvas for the definitive canvas entitled the child kiss kept at the Palais des Beaux arts in Lille and presented at the Salon of 1865
51 x 58.5 cm with frame