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Frederick Arthur Bridgman

Romeo, an Arabian Stallion in a Landscape

Auction Closed

March 29, 02:21 PM GMT


20,000 - 30,000 GBP

Lot Details


Frederick Arthur Bridgman


1847 - 1928

Romeo, an Arabian Stallion in a Landscape

signed F.A. Bridgman lower left and inscribed ROMEO / Princesse Dorian upper left

oil on canvas

Unframed: 38 by 43cm., 15 by 17in.

Framed: 53.3 by 58.5cm., 21 by 23in.

The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Dr. Ilene Susan Fort, Curator Emerita, Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Private Collection, France

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Bridgman was enthralled by North Africa and he was inspired to paint scenes of domestic life, portraits of people he encountered and the harsh expansive desert. He also liked depicting animals, in particular horses, seen here in the present work.