Armand Point Orientalist Oil Painting 1886

Armand Point (French, 1860-1932). Oil on board painting depicting figures on horseback riding through a quiet street, 1886. Signed and dated along the lower right. Much of his early works, such as the painting offered here, were Orientalist street scenes inspired by his childhood in Algiers. Point was a founding member of the Salon de la Rose + Croix. He was involved with the Symbolist movement and was additionally deeply moved and influenced by the Italian Renaissance artists Sandro Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci. Sight; height: 21 1/2 in x width: 36 in. Framed; height: 25 3/4 in x width: 41 1/4 in.