Edward Cucuel was an American illustrator and landscape painter. Born in San Francisco, he attended the local academy of arts at the early age of fourteen. Three years later, after a short time working as an illustrator at ‘The Examiner’ newspaper, he went to Paris. There he entered the Academie Julian and the Academie Colarossi, later studying under Gerome at L’Ecole des Beaux Arts. DIMENSIONS: (unframed) 13.4 c 13.4 in./34.0 x 34.0 cm SIGNATURE: Signed lower left MEDIUM: Watercolour and pencil on paper