Abu Seifein Church in Old Cairo
Edwin Howland Blashfield
Graphite on paper mounted to paperboard
Sheet: 14 1/16 x 10 3/4 in. (35.7 x 27.3 cm)
Mat (drawing mounted to): 18 1/2 x 11 15/16 in. (47 x 30.3 cm) (show scale)
Signed in graphite lower right: "BY / E. H. BLASHFIELD '87"
Inscribed in graphite: lower left, "Abu Sephain / Sanctuary" and artist's notations on architectural elements, from top to bottom: "perfectly dark arch / paintings gold / angels in spandrels"; "white / [illegible]"; "[illegible]"; "tiles blue"; "apostles / blue / red [or gold?]"; "red fond[?] / + blue + red / apostles"; and "white marble"
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Gift of John H. Field
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Edwin Howland Blashfield (American, 1848-1936). Abu Seifein Church in Old Cairo, 1887. Graphite on paper mounted to paperboard, Sheet: 14 1/16 x 10 3/4 in. (35.7 x 27.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of John H. Field, 48.217.5 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 48.217.5_bw.jpg)
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Drawing mounted to paperboard with 48.217.5 on other side.
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