''Mounted Arabs'', Arab riders on horseback, signed and dated lower left: Frank Tenny Johnson / 1922, titled on a gum label affixed verso, oil on canvas laid to canvas, 26'' H x 18'' W, est: $15,000/20,000 Literature:L. Gerard, ''A Son of the Sahara'', Austin Macaulay Publishers, United Kingdom, 1922, dust jacket illustration. Painting inscription reads: ''With Annette limp across his saddle, Casim Ammeh sped away.'' Provenance: Estate of Carroll and Nancy O'Connor, Brentwood, CA
Visual: Generally good condition. Craquelure throughout. Stretcher bar creases along the right and upper edges, the upper crease with a few tiny flecks of paint loss. Blacklight: An area of touch-up in the body of the main figure is covering a women as shown in “A Son of the Sahara” illustration. A 6.75'' x 1.25'' line of touch-up to the right of the body and in the reins of the horse in the center.