Lot 2299
Frédéric Borgella (French, 1833-1901), A Turkish Market Scene
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on mahogany panel, signed at lower right, presented in a period gilt frame.

Panel 16 x 10 1/2 in.; Frame dimensions 19 1/8 x 13 5/8 in.

Private Collection, North Carolina

Though not much is known about the artist, Borgella was a prolific painter of Orientalist genre scenes. His best work features beautiful woman in "exotic" interiors, painted in sparkling and deep jewel tones.

Chipping and loss to frame; darkened varnish on painting; light abrasions in upper right corner; no evidence of restoration visible under UV light.