Date Created: 23 May 2016
We are offering for sale this very well executed head and shoulders portrait of an Arab Falconer, with his Falcon beside him, by an unknown artist, after the renowned artist Adam Styka. The subject is wearing the traditional white robes and head covering, with a brown cloak. The Falcon is perched next to him on a padded topped post. The painting bears the signature 'Adam Styka' in the lower left hand corner and is in the style of Styka, not a copy of one of his paintings.
This is one of a pair that we are listing.
Adam Styka, (1890-1959) was born in Poland. He studied at the Academy des Beaux Arts in Paris and under his father, the artist Jan Styka. He was renowned for his paintings of Middle Eastern and North African scenes, as well as paintings of the American Wild West. In his later years he turned to religious paintings. He died in the USA in 1959.
The painting has been newly framed in a 4 1/4" swept gilt frame and slip and will be supplied wired and ready to hang.
Image size 22 7/8" x 18 7/8" - 58cm x 47.8cm
Frame size 31 1/4" x 27 1/4" - 79.35cm x 69.2cm
Medium Oils on canvas
Condition Excellent condition with no craquelure, stretcher marks or paint loss. The frame and slip are new. Price
Author: Adam Styka (1890-1959)
Source: Antique Atlas
Owner: Antique Atlas
Link to Website: http://www.antiques-atlas.com/antique/oil_portrait_arab_falconer_after_adam_styka/as237a779