A street in Bulac, Egypt
Mortimer L Menpes
22 Feb 1855 - 01 Apr 1938
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).
Eastern street scene
A street in Mulak, Egypt
A street in Balak, Egypt
etching, drypoint, printed in black ink with plate tone on cream laid paper
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.
David George Wilson Bequest Fund 2015
Not on display
Referenced in 1 publication
The etched works of Mortimer Menpes (1855-1938). Volume 2: etchings, 1901-1913, Adelaide, 2012, 318 (illus.). cat. raisonné no. 478