Henry Siddons Mowbray (1858-1928)

Repose - A Game of Chess

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Henry Siddons Mowbray (1858-1928)
Repose - A Game of Chess
signed 'H. Siddons Mowbray' lower right
oil on canvas
11 7/8 x 13 7/8in. (30.3 x 35.2cm.)

Lot Essay

Born in Alexandria, Egypt to English parents, Henry Siddons Mowbray settled in the United States after studying in Paris with Jean-Léon Gérôme and Léon Bonnat. His finely painted pictures, such as Repose -- A Game of Chess, reflect the sophisticated training he received in the Paris ateliers.
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