Frederick Arthur Bridgman (American, 1847-1928) Esna from a dahabieh 13 x 20 cm. (5 x 8 in.)
Lot 68
Frederick Arthur Bridgman (American, 1847-1928) Houses in the shade of large trees, Esna, from a dahabieh 13 x 20 cm. (5 x 8 in.)
Sold for £660 (US$ 1,077) inc. premium

Lot Details
Frederick Arthur Bridgman (American, 1847-1928)
Houses in the shade of large trees, Esna, from a dahabieh
inscribed 'Esnah from dahabieh (Egypt)' and dated 'Jan 20 1874' (lower left); bears gallery stamp (lower right)
pencil and watercolour
13 x 20 cm. (5 x 8 in.)

Footnotes

  • Edwards described Esna as 'a large place...the capital of the province' and noted that it was here that vessels restocked and baked bread for the next stage of their journey (A. Edwards, A thousand miles up the Nile, 1877).
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