Charles Théodore Frère (French, 1814-1888)
Ruins of Luxor
signed 'TH. FRERE' (lower right); and further signed and inscribed 'Ruines de Louqsor./(haute Egypte)/Th. Frère' (on the reverse)
oil on panel
8 ¼ x 14 ½ in. (21 x 37 cm.)
Possibly acquired by Miguel Mariano Maldonado y Dávalos, Count of Villagonzalo, 1890s, during his diplomatic mission to the Russian Empire.
And thence by descent to the present owner.