signed and dated 'G.BOUVIER/1877' (upper left) and indistinctly inscribed and numbered '[NO]3/Ant[cipation]/By...Bouvier/1... .../... ..' (on an old label attached to the backboard) pencil and watercolour with scratching out 12 5/8 x 6 in. (32.1 x 15.3 cm.)
London, Royal Academy, 1877, no. 911.
Bouvier was born in London and studied at the Royal Academy. He became an associate member of the New Water-Colour Society in 1852 and a full member in 1856.