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Frederick Arthur Bridgman (French/American, 1847-1928)

Frederick Arthur Bridgman (French/American, 1847-1928)

Evening over Algiers

signed 'F. A. Bridgman' lower right-oil on canvas
25 1/2 x 39 3/4in. (64.7 x 101cm.)
Madame d'Alexandry, Paris
Mrs. Polk, England

Lot Essay

F.A.Bridgman's fascination with portraying twilight began in the late 1880s and continued throughout his career. Women relaxing on a terrace, and, by inference, listening to music, are the subjects for two other works: Silence of the Evening, and Hour of Revelry (locations unknown).

We are grateful to Dr. Ilene Fort for her assistance in preparing this catalogue entry.

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