Auguste Aristide F. CONSTANTIN (1824-1895)
The painting was undoubtedly presented at the salon of 1874 under number 444. It is entitled "the two thieves".
Auguste-Aristide-Fernand Constantin was a student of Pierre Couture and François Edouard Picot. He began his first Salon in 1848.
The record for the artist is an animated still life like the one we present. It was sold in 1999 at Sotheby's.
Dimensions without frame: Height: 92cm Width: 73.5
Dimensions with frame: Height: 119cm Width: 93cm