Spectacular Original 19th Century Oil on Canvas in Lavish Hand Carved Gilt Frame. Artist, Alphonse Stengelin (1852 - 1938) River With Boats. Signed lower right. Christie's label verso. Sight Size: 25.75 x 31.75 in. Overall Size: 32.75 x 39 in. Stengelin began exhibiting at the National Salon in 1882, received an honorable mention in 1885 and a bronze medal in 1889 (Exposition Universelle). He painted Dutch landscapes, views of the North and the Meuse, flowers and still life scenes.