GRUPPE, Charles P, (Canadian, 1860-1940): Shepard Leading his Flock of Sheep down a Dirt Road, Oil/Canvasboard, 13.75'' x 10.5'', signed lower right, framed, 16.5'' x 13.25''. Charles P. Gruppe the father of Emile Gruppe. He spent many years in Holland and enjoyed the patronage of the royal family of Europe. He is known for his marine, landscape and genre paintings.