Philippe Swyncop

Fontarabie

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Philippe Swyncop

Fontarabie

Regular price $1,287.00
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This early 20th-century oil painting by Belgian artist Philippe Swyncop (1878-1949) depicts a colourful street in Fontarrabie, Spain.

Fontarrabie, or Hondarribia as it’s known in Spanish, is a charming historic town situated close to the French border. Its oldest streets are surrounded by a 15th-century wall and entered via a gateway that resembles a tiny castle. Here, the view is taken from the Denda Kalea looking towards the impressive 16th-century Gothic church of Santa Maria de la Asuncion.

Today it looks a little different.

One can imagine Swyncop enjoying his stay, weaving along the undulant cobbles and pausing to feast at the various eateries. It’s an inspiring location with vantage points near the church that provide an elevated view of the enchanting Bay of Chingudi.

Signed/dated lower left and held within a later frame.

Medium: Oil on wood
Overall size: 17” x 20½” / 43cm x 52cm
Year of creation: 1924
Condition: Artwork presents well. Frame with some light wear.
Artist’s auction maximum: £6,738

Philippe Swyncop

Philippe Swyncop

Belgian artist Philippe Swyncop is predominantly known for his spirited portraits, figures and still lifes. He studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels under Constant Montald and Jean-François Portaels. His works are held in numerous public collections including at museums in Brussels and Ghent.

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