Oil on mahogany panel.
Signed and dated lower left “J. Le Roy/ 1909”.
Dimensions with frame: 94 x 80 cm. Dimensions without frame: 73 x 60 cm.
Good state of conservation.
Animal painter Jules Gustave Leroy specialized in
representation of cats. His quality works are sought after by
art lovers. The La Piscine art museum in Roubaix has a painting Cat in a chest of drawers, oil on wood, dated 1900 (Henri Selosse bequest).
Bibliography: E. Bénézit; Dictionary of painters, sculptors, designers and engravers, Gründ 1999