An Arab chieftan mounted on a black horse, two companions on his right, and another approaching from rear. Hill and town in distance.
Christian Adolf Schreyer, Arab Horsemen, ca. 1863, oil on canvas, 24 x 29 in. (61 x 73.7 cm), Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 32-10

Adolf Schreyer, Arab Horsemen, ca. 1863

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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.418

ArtistAdolf Schreyer, German, 1828–1899
TitleArab Horsemen
Object Dateca. 1863
Alternate and Variant TitlesThe Oasis; Tunisian Arabs on Horseback
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions (Unframed)24 x 29 in. (61 x 73.7 cm)
SignatureSigned lower left: ad Schreŷer
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 32-10

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