On the river steps at Agra
Mortimer L Menpes
22 Feb 1855 - 01 Apr 1938
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.
drypoint, printed in black ink with plate tone on cream laid paper
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.
Gift of Wayne Tunnicliffe 2015
Not on display
Referenced in 1 publication
Gary Morgan, The etched works of Mortimer Menpes (1855-1938). Volume 3: etchings, 1901-1913, Adelaide, 2012, 97 (illus.). cat. raisonné no. 562