About this object

Object specifics

  • Artist(s)
    Mortimer Menpes (Australian; British, born:unknown, died:unknown)
  • Date
    1915 - 1916 about
  • Materials
    Etching; Paper
  • Measurements
    plate mark: 29.8 cm x 19.7 cm
  • Physical description
    A view buildings with river and boats in the foreground and steps on the right. A large tree is visible in the background behind the buildings.
  • Related people
    Brian James McDonald (Previous owner) ; Mortimer Menpes (Artist/maker)
  • Other number(s)
    WAG Inventory Number: 9078
  • Credit line
    Purchased by the Walker Art Gallery in 1976
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Collection
    From the Walker Art Gallery collections

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Brian James McDonald

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: By descent from his father
    Owned until: 1976
    Disposal method: Sold to the Walker Art Gallery

Inscriptions

Item inscriptions

  • Inscription text: B.M. Stone Steps Benares
    Inscription method: Pencil
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Below plate
  • Inscription text: Mortimer Menpes ip)
    Inscription method: Pencil
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Below plate
Object view = Fine Art
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