Original oil painting of a Victorian gentleman holding a box of matches and lighting his cigar while reclining in a forest setting. There are areas of paint loss scattered across the canvas. The painting is mounted in a gold painted frame with the artist's name, Carl Carlsen, on a small plaque. A signature, the title of the painting and the date of 1880 are hand written on the reverse stretcher. Please take a moment to enlarge the photos to appreciate the details of the painting and frame.