Citadel of Cairo Fontville de Breanski Jr Orientalist Oil Painting

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This oil on canvas by the Scottish painter, Alfred F. de Breanski Jr. (1877-1955), is entitled The Citadel of Cairo.  Signed by the artist in the lower right corner.   Canvas measures 18 by 24 inches (45.7 x 61 cm).  Condition is very good.  The canvas was relined with wax and linen, and varnished around 1990.  There are signs of inpainting in a few areas, including several points in the sky.  Frame dates from the late 20th century.  Provenance: Sotheby's Arcade Sale No. 1181, lot 219; Paul Whitener;  Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, NC. The artist was the son of the noted landscape painter, Alfred de Breanski (1852-1928).

Item Details

Reference #:
ha-1009
Quantity
1
Category
Fine Art
Department
Antiques
Year
Early 20th C
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Very Good
Material
oil