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Oil painting - An Arab Improvisatore
  • An Arab Improvisatore
    Goodall, Frederick, born 1822 - died 1904
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An Arab Improvisatore

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Date:

    1872 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Goodall, Frederick, born 1822 - died 1904 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on canvas

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Joshua Dixon

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    On display at Milford House, Northern Ireland

Physical description

Oil on canvas; a man in Arab dress, with a drum in his left hand and his right hand held out for money


1872 (painted)


Goodall, Frederick, born 1822 - died 1904 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Oil on canvas


Height: 56.4 cm approx., Width: 39.3 cm approx., Height: 616 mm frame, Width: 782 mm frame, Depth: 109 mm frame

Object history note

Bequeathed by Joshua Dixon, 1886

Descriptive line

Oil on canvas, 'An Arab Improvisatore', Frederick Goodall, 1872

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Parkinson, R., Victoria and Albert Museum, Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, London: HMSO, 1990, p. 115


Oil; Canvas






Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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