Oil on canvas representing a young dancer performing before a sultan. Signed A.RIVAS, Roma, around 1890.
Spanish orientalist painter, active in Italy and Spain, he began with still life painting, but quickly joined the orientalist movement in 1870, with subjects of harems, dancers, musicians and odalisques, represented in luxurious interiors, palaces or harems, decorated with rich and shimmering fabrics.
Period frame, inventory label on the back. Chips on the frame
78x52 with frame