Mounted shrimp fishers, Belgium signed 'A.C. Hansen' (lower right) and signed and titled 'Mounted Shrimp Fishers Belgium, Nieuport / Armin Hansen' (on the reverse) oil on board 10 x 13in overall: 13 1/2 x 16 1/2in
PROVENANCE: Gift from the artist to Eunice Skeel Thence by descent to the present owner
Eunice Skeel was engaged to be married to Armin Hansen around 1918. Eunice's father disapproved of the engagement and sent her to Australia on an extended trip to separate the two. During their courtship Hansen gave this painting along with, Carmel country at night (lot 47) and Rancho de las Lomas, San Juan Canyon, California (lot 50) to his fiancée.
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