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Title

Leading to the temple

1914

Artist

Mortimer L Menpes

England

22 Feb 1855 - 01 Apr 1938

  • Details

    Other Title
    Nawasaki
    Place where the work was made
    Pangbourne Berkshire England
    Date
    1914
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    etching, drypoint printed in black ink on cream laid paper
    Dimensions
    13.6 x 17.4 cm platemark; 22.2 x 27.7 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    signed l.r., pencil "Mortimer Menpes imp". Signed and dated within plate to print l.r. "Mortimer Menpes 1914".

    Credit
    Bequest of Annette Margaret Dupree 2015
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    75.2015
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Mortimer L Menpes

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    Closely related to a drawing reproduced in Menpes' book 'Japan, a record in colour', Adam & Charles Black, London, 1901, pg.38, in reverse with different figures in the foreground. The composition may have originated on Menpes first trip to Japan in 1886.

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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