Stock Code: 1979 - SOLD
Description: "Glencoe" is a characteristically finely detailed, accurately observed and atmospheric painting of Scotland's most famous glen by renowned 19th century highland scenery painter Alfred de Bréasnki. Superb observation of the features of the locale, scenery and atmosphere are captured in this painting, 'Glencoe' is a fine classical Bréanski of the highest quality.
Further Information: Born in Greenwich (London) in 1852, the eldest son of Leopold de Bréanski, Alfred became famous for his paintings of British landscapes. His prolific output included views of the River Thames (where he kept a houseboat) and also Scottish and Welsh mountain landscapes. Of particular note are spectacular paintings of Scottish lochs at sunset. He exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1872 and 1890, and also at the Society of British Artists on Suffolk Street. He had seven children including two sons who also became painters - Arthur and Alfred Fontville de Bréanski.
Condition: Excellent. The picture has been lightly cleaned.
Country of Origin: England
Artist & Painting: Alfred de Bréanski; British, (1852-1928) - "Glencoe" - circa 1895. Signed lower left, inscribed verso. Oil on canvas, new English made giltwood & gesso frame.
Provenance: Private collection Scottish Borders, sold by John Scott-Adie, Perth.
Signed: Alfred de Breanski (lower left) - inscribed verso
Dimensions of Canvas: Height 20.00 inches (50.80cm) Width 30.00 inches (76.20cm)