Skip to content

Collection

All

Search

Australian art

View More:


Title

Leading to the temple

1914


Artist

Mortimer L Menpes

Australia, England

22 Feb 1855 - 01 Apr 1938


About

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.


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


Artist information

Mortimer L Menpes

Works in the collection

9


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


The etched works of Mortimer Menpes (1855-1938). Volume 3: etchings, 1901-1913, Adelaide, 2012, 52 (illus.). cat. raisonné no. 529