Frans Wilhelm Odelmark (Swedish, 1849 – 1937)

Arab Figures in Cairo

Frans Wilhelm Odelmark (Swedish, 1849 – 1937) “Arab figures in a Cairo” Oil on Canvas. 35.5 X 21.5 inches.

Frans Wilhelm Odelmark was a Swedish artist noted for his genre paintings and Orientalist themes.

He studied at the Royal Academy of Arts in Stockholm and after that in Düsseldorf and in Munich. He painted people in everyday live and picturesque architectural subjects, mainly with subjects from Europe and the Orient, staying in Egypt for an extended period and where he made many colorful paintings of Cairo. He executed works in watercolor, pastel and oil.