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Th. FRIIS aka Mark Osman CURTIS Danish Impressionist
REF: 11648 / LA321612
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Th. FRIIS aka Mark Osman CURTIS (1879-1959) Playing on the Beach c1930 Scottish/Danish Impressionist School A charming painting of a child playing on the beach by the Scottish born artist Mark Osman Curtis. Signed with the pseudonym Th Friis and dating to around 1930. Just before the advent of the First World War, Curtis moved to Denmark where he adopted a multitude of pseudonyms, said to be eighteen in all. Despite being a recluse, has talent ensured he was known by virtually every art dealer in Denmark. He painted mostly village scenes and cows in meadows were a particular favourite. His figurative work is rare and commands high prices. Condition 3mm indent above the red umbrella otherwise in excellent condition. Size 32cm x 46cm (39cm x 53cm) 12.5 x 18 inches (15.5 x 21 inches framed)
Fox Fine Art has clarified that the Th. FRIIS aka Mark Osman CURTIS Danish Impressionist (LA321612) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1930
3mm indent above the red umbrella otherwise in excellent condition.
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