Sakia at the Nilometer, Island of Elephantine
Edwin Howland Blashfield
Graphite on paper mounted to gray paperboard
Sheet: 11 3/4 x 10 1/16 in. (29.8 x 25.6 cm)
Mat (drawing mounted to): 18 1/2 x 12 in. (47 x 30.5 cm) (show scale)
Signed in graphite lower right: "BY / E. H. BLASHFIELD '87"
Inscribed in graphite, lower right, partially obscured by figure: "SAKKIYEH / BUILT ON / THE / ANCIENT / QUAY / ON / ISLAND O[F] / ELEPHANTIN[E]"
Gift of John H. Field
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Edwin Howland Blashfield (American, 1848-1936). Sakia at the Nilometer, Island of Elephantine, 1887. Graphite on paper mounted to gray paperboard, Sheet: 11 3/4 x 10 1/16 in. (29.8 x 25.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of John H. Field, 48.217.3 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 48.217.3_bw.jpg)
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