An image of Leading to the temple

Mortimer L Menpes

(Australia, England 22 Feb 1855 – 01 Apr 1938)

Leading to the temple

Other titles:
Nawasaki
Location
Not on display
Further information

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.

Place of origin
Pangbourne, Berkshire, England
Year
1914
Media
Print
Medium
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
Accession number
75.2015