Description & Technical information

Cucuel was born as the son of a newspaper publisher in San Francisco. By the age of fourteen he had already attended the
local Academy of Arts. Still a teenager he was employed as an illustrator by the newspaper ‘The Examiner’. At seventeen years, Cucuel was sent to Paris, where he entered the Académie Julian and the Académie Colarossi. He then went on to study at the Académie des Beaux Arts.


Period:  20th century
Origin:  America
Medium: Oil on canvas
Signature: 

Signed ‘Cucuel’ (lower left)



Dimensions: 69.85 x 80.01 cm (27¹/₂ x 31¹/₂ inches)
Provenance: 

Private Collection, New York (1996-2013)

Private Collection, Spain

Private Collection, United Kingdom