1839 - 1886Eugene Petit was born in Paris in 1839. He specialised in painting genre and still life, in particular flowers and fruit. He did, however, paint a small collection of sporting dog pictures as the one shown. He was a pupil of Eleve and Dieterle.
Exhibited : Salon de Paris; 1863, 1873, received a 3rd class medal
Museums : Carcassonne, Compiegne, Courtrai, Rouen and Saint-Etienne