Jan Frans Portaels
Vilvoorde 1818 – 1895 Brussels (Schaarbeek)
Portrait of a young Arabic girl
Oil on panel : 67,2 X 50,8 cm
Signed upper right “J. Portaels”
Frame : 83,0 X 66,0 cm
Jan Frans Portaels is the founder of the Belgian Orientalist school. He travelled extensively in many exotic countries, especially in the Maghreb. He portrayed above all beautiful, elegant Arabic women. Our portrait of a small girl is exceptional within his artistic production.
34 000 €