Thursday, October 2, 2008

Charles Edward Perugini - A Backward Glance

oil on canvas
1839 - 1918
originally Carlo Perugini - born in Naples and met Leighton in Rome and later trained under Ary Scheffer in Paris in the late 1850's. Moved to London in 1863 and exhibited at the RA that year. His style is rather similar to Leighton.

signed with monogram l.l.
oil on canvas
17 x 13 1/4"
Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 15,600 GBP
model unknown.

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