Realist work depicting a man fishing by his home surrounded by tall trees illuminated by the setting sun with a cloudy sky. Richet was a noted member of the French Barbizon school having studied under Narcisse-Virgil Diaz de la Pena (1808-1876).
Oil on canvas,Canvas 12" x 18",Frame 20 1/2" x 26 1/2"
Signed "Leon Richet" lower right corner.
From the collection of a Smithfield, Rhode Island gentleman.
Light wear, otherwise good condition.
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