Description & Technical information

Petrus Van Schendel was a Dutch genre painter who became
known for his nighttime scenes, lit by lamps or candles in a romantic style. This led to him being known as "Monsieur Chandelle".

Date:  1855
Period:  19th century
Medium: Oil on panel
Signature: Signed 'P. Van Schendel', dated and inscribed 'Bruxelles' (lower right)

Dimensions:  cm (25¹/₄ x 19³/₄ inches)
Provenance: Private Collection, United Kingdom