Alfred de Breanski Sr. (United Kingdom, 1852-1924), “Valley of Bealach-Nambo”. Oil on canvas landscape depicting a Scottish Highlands river valley surrounded by mountains, with cattle drinking at the water’s edge. Signed lower right and titled en verso. Original giltwood heavily carved scroll-and-cartouche frame. 20″ H x 30″ W canvas, 29-1/2″ H x 39-1/2″ W framed. Biography (courtesy Askart: The Artists’ Bluebook): London-born painter Alfred De Breanski Sr. was a well known painter of Welsh and Scottish scenes who met with success during his lifetime. He exhibited at the Royal Academy in London from 1869-1918 and also exhibited at the Royal Society of British Artists and the Royal Institute of Oil Painters. Two of his sons also became painters. Condition: Overall very good condition – black light does not indicate any repair/restoration. Restoration to gilding on carved frame.
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