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Title

On the river steps at Agra

1915-1916


Artist

Mortimer L Menpes

Australia, England

22 Feb 1855 - 01 Apr 1938


About

This etching is closely related to a colour illustration in Menpes’ book 'India', but in reverse, probably based on a composition from his visit to India in 1890.


Details


Other Title

Mandalay


Place where the work was made

Pangbourne Berkshire England


Date

1915-1916


Media category

Print


Materials used

drypoint, printed in black ink with plate tone on cream laid paper


Dimensions

27.4 x 30.2 cm platemark; 39.8 x 45.8 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "'Mortimer Menpes imp". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Wayne Tunnicliffe 2015


Location

Not on display


Accession number

104.2015


Artist information

Mortimer L Menpes

Works in the collection

9


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Gary Morgan, The etched works of Mortimer Menpes (1855-1938). Volume 3: etchings, 1901-1913, Adelaide, 2012, 97 (illus.). cat. raisonné no. 562