Mortimer MENPES, Cairo. Enlarge 1 /1

Mortimer MENPES

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

  • England from 1875

Cairo. 1915-1916 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in colour inks, from two plates Support: thick white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed upper left in black pencil, '1' (encircled).
Dimensions: printed image 22.0 h x 17.2 w cm plate-mark 23.2 h x 18.2 w cm sheet 34.4 h x 34.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.1325
Subject: Middle eastern street scene
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane, September 1984.