FINE ART INVESTMENTS SINCE 1978
(after) Adolf SCHREYER
Adolf Schreyer (July 9, 1828 Frankfurt-am-Main - July 29, 1899 Kronberg im Taunus) was
a German painter, associated with the Düsseldorf school of painting. He studied art first at
the Städel Institute in his native town, and then at Stuttgart and Munich. He painted
many of his favorite subjects in his travels in the East. He first accompanied Maximilian
Karl, 6th Prince of Thurn and Taxis through Hungary, Wallachia, Russia and Turkey;
then, in 1854, he followed the Austrian army across the Wallachian frontier. In 1856 he
went to Egypt and Syria, and in 1861 to Algiers. In 1862 he settled in Paris, but returned to
Germany in 1870; and settled at Cronberg near Frankfurt, where he died.
Title: "An Arab Horseman"
*Illegibly Signed LL. Executed by an
unknown artist, School of Adolf Schreyer
Medium: Original Oil on Canvas
Framed size: 22" x 26"
Canvas size: 16" x 20"