Stock Code: 2026 - SOLD
Description: "The Colwyn at Beddgelert" is a characteristically finely detailed, accurately observed and atmospheric evening scene set in North Wales by renowned 19th century painter Alfred de Bréanski.
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) "The Colwyn at Beddgelert". circa 1895. Signed lower left, inscribed verso. Oil on canvas, new English made giltwood & gesso frame.
Provenance: With Marshall Fields and Co, Chicago USA. Private collection Detroit, Michigan
Signed: Alfred de Breanski lower right
Dimensions of Canvas: Height 20.00 inches (50.80cm) Width 30.00 inches (76.20cm)