""the Buccaneers" Signed R. Arregui"Oil on canvas representing three smoking men in period costume, looking like adventurers, signed lower right R. Arregui for Romana Arregui (1875-1932). This artist of Basque origin who exhibited at the Paris independent fair until her death, mainly painted portraits or genre scenes, representing characters in 17th century costume, but also from Basque folklore. Our three filibusters are fairly characteristic of his work. Indeed, they are represented very close, as glued to each other, the first of mature age is positioned in semi gray-haired profile dressed in a large brown coat and wearing a bicorn hat. The second youngest is of brown hair profile, he is wearing a white shirt, a gray waistcoat and a red jacket; he wears a yellow and red scarf. The third almost from the front is a young brown man dressed in a white shirt and a dark coat, also wearing a hat. All three have a very expressive visable and a great realism, this touch so characteristic of the artist. It has a wooden frame and posterior gilded stucco. Good condition,
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