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REF: 5005 - SOLD

Medium - Oil on wooden panel

Size - 6" x 9" (15cm x 23cm)

Recto – Signed and with a red stamped Japanese Hanko. Sir Alfred East only added the Hanko stamp to what he considered were his most successful Japanese artworks.


Verso – Signed in pencil Alfred East R.A on the panel.  Old Gallery Label: J.A. Cooling & Sons, 92 Bond Street, London




Given the quality of the picture and it having a Hanko stamp then it is possible that this is one of the 104 Japanese pictures by Sir Alfred East that was included in The Fine Art Society exhibition of 1890.


Condition – Excellent

A Japanese Figure at Dusk by Sir Alfred East

  • Sir Alfred East was born in Kettering in Northamptonshire, England in 1844. Born into a family of shoemakers, Alfred East studied art at the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland. Sir Alfred East's landscapes are heavily influenced by the French Barbizon school of painters and to many he was considered to be the greatest living landscape painter of his time.

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