Study of an Agave oil on paper laid on canvas 38 x 30cm (14 15/16 x 11 13/16in).
There is a label on the stretcher from the famous French expert and dealer Etienne-François Haro (1827-1897).
Agaves are succulent plants which are Mexican in origin. They were introduced into Europe in the middle of the 16th century and were widely cultivated in the 19th century for their beautiful architectural appearance. They mature slowly taking many years to flower.