Wilbur Henry Lansil [1855-1897]
Protective rooster tending his hen [likely Dorchester, MA], ca.1889.
Oil on canvas
7 x 12 inches
Initialed at lower left ‘[illegible]’, dated lower right ’89[?]’.
Alternative title : Rooster and hen in a landscape [from gallery label on verso which originally identified this piece as the artist’s brother Walter Franklin Lansil [1846-1925]]
ca.1980s ( David Smernoff, New Haven, CT ) ;
ca.1980s ( [auction at the Cape or retailer] ) [likely] ;
ca.1967 ( Kennedy Galleries 730 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10019 ) ;
ca.1890s Private collection of [unknown] [likely Boston, MA] ;
ca.1889 Wilbur Henry Lansil [1855-1897], the artist .