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Title

A street in Bulac, Egypt

1912-1913


Artist

Mortimer L Menpes

Australia, England

22 Feb 1855 - 01 Apr 1938


About

Bulac is an ancient port on the Nile, and a neighbourhood in Cairo. It is thought that Menpes visited it on a trip to Egypt in 1893. It was exhibited in July 1913 at Dowdeswell's Gallery, London as 'A street in Mulak, Egypt' (cat. 136).


Details


Other Titles

Eastern street scene

A street in Mulak, Egypt

A street in Balak, Egypt


Place where the work was made

Pangbourne Berkshire England


Date

1912-1913


Media category

Print


Materials used

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


Dimensions

13.4 x 15.1 cm platemark; 20.0 x 22.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

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


Credit

David George Wilson Bequest Fund 2015


Location

Not on display


Accession number

73.2015


Artist information

Mortimer L Menpes

Works in the collection

9


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


The etched works of Mortimer Menpes (1855-1938). Volume 2: etchings, 1901-1913, Adelaide, 2012, 318 (illus.). cat. raisonné no. 478