The sources of the Nile signed in Greek (lower right) oil on cardboard 45 x 45 cm.
Painted in 1923.
PROVENANCE: S. Kourvetaris collection, Athens. Private collection, Athens.
EXHIBITED: Athens, Zappeion Megaron, Maleas Retrospective, December 1924. Athens, Ethoussa Stratigopoulou, Group Show, November 1925. Munich, Galerie Paulus, Maleas, May 1927. Athens, Zappeion Megaron, Maleas Retrospective, December 1928. Athens, Studio, Retrospective, February 1-28, 1935. Venice Biennale, 1936. Athens, Parnassos, Retrospective, November 24 -December 14, 1938. Volos (possibly), Maleas Retrospective, 1936 (possibly). Athens, National Gallery and Alexander Soutzos Museum, Maleas Retrospective, Athens, May-July 1980, no 129.
LITERATURE: A.Kotidis, The Painter C. Maleas (1879-1928), doctoral dissertation, Thessaloniki 1982, no.169, pp. 148-149 (discussed), fig. 6.24 (illustrated). E. Mathiopoulos, The Participation of Greece in the Venice Biennale 1934-1940, doctoral dissertation, vol. B', Rethymno 1996, p. 610 A.Kotidis, Constantinos Maleas (1879-1928), Adam editions, Athens 2000, pp. 196-197, 200-201 (discussed), p.202 (illustrated).