Our sale of Orientalist Art showcases paintings, drawings and sculpture depicting Turkey, the Middle East, and North Africa by artists from across Europe and North America. Led by the Russian painter Ivan Aivazovsky’s stunning view of Constantinople, the sale also includes a lively depiction of the Hajj by Alfred Dehodencq, landscapes by the English artist-traveller Edward Lear, and important examples by Eugène Fromentin, Frederick Arthur Bridgman, Rudolf Ernst, and Eugen Bracht, with sculpture by Pietro Calvi and Charles Cordier.
This lot is not subject to the Artist's Resale Right as incorrectly stated in the printed catalogue.
This work is sold unframed, and is presented in a Paul Mitchell Neoclassical period gilt frame, which is available for separate purchase.
This work is dated indistinctly lower left and not as stated in the printed catalogue.
The work is included in the 2011 catalogue raisonne on Anisfeld by Eckart Lingenauber and Olga Sugrobova-Roth. Please also note the additional 1924-5 exhibition reference for the lot.
This lot will be sent to Sotheby's Greenford Park for storage. Please refer to the warehouse and storage information at the back of the catalogue for further information concerning charges, collection, storage and delivery.