Mortimer MENPES, The beggar. Enlarge 1 /1

Mortimer MENPES

Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1855 – Surrey, England 1938

  • England from 1875

The beggar. [A Breton beggar.] 1883
Collection Title: Hamerton, Philip Gilbert (editor). 'The portfolio: an artistic periodical'. London: Seeley, Jackson & Halliday, 1870-93.
Page: vol. 14, 1883. facing page 114
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper centre, 'M B M' [inverted].
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: edition of 1000

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 21.6 h x 13.9 w cm sheet 34.6 h x 24.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.886
Subject: Portrait: male, work
Provenance:
  • Robert Campbell.
  • Purchased by the Australian National gallery, from the Estate of Robert Campbell, Canberra, 1976.