Scratch signature lower right: "W. P. Burpee". The paper on which this pastel was done received the Universal Exposition Honorable Mention award. Stamped verso: "Exposition Universelle De 1855 / Mention Honorable / Papier, Carton Chassis, Toiles / Anti Ponce Pour Le Pastel / P. L. Brevesée, Paris / Marque Déposée". In fine condition aside from minor tears along sheet edges.
Pastel; Pastel on paper
26 3/4 X 22 1/2 inches
signed lower right
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