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Alfred De Breanski Senior

1852-1928 (British Landscape Artist)

 

 

Oil Painting Titled Verso:

'Llyn Crafnant'  (Wales)
Oil on Canvas

Measuring: 30.1/4 ” x 20 1/4” (770 X 515mm) approx.

 

 

A fine oil painting is in wonderful condition having been lightly cleaned. These jpeg images simply do not do this piece justice.

Provenance.

Messrs Cooling Galleries [see label verso:]

Thence By decent to our client.

       

Signed bottom left. Alfred de Breanski      

Inscribed and signed to canvas Verso 'Llyn Crafnant'

 

Biographic:

Alfred De Breanski Senior was born in Greenwich (London) in 1852, the eldest son of Leopold de Breanski,

Alfred de Breanski 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 some spectacular paintings of Welsh lakes and 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 Breanski.

He died in 1928.

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