Late 19th century oil on canvas painting, Paturage dans Yonne, by James Desvarreux-Larpenteur (American, 1847-1937). The picture depicts a shepherdess and her dog tending a flock of sheep near a stand of trees on a sunny day.
Signed J Desvarruex lower left.
He studied in Paris at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts and worked under Pils and Yvon. He later exhibited at the Salon de Paris in 1879, and won multiple awards for his specialty landscapes with animals.
some information about the artist affixed to the canvas en verso
9.5" H x 13" W image size