Church at the White Convent, Near Sohag
Edwin Howland Blashfield
Graphite on paper
Sheet: 10 3/8 x 6 1/4 in. (26.4 x 15.9 cm) (show scale)
Signed in graphite lower right: "SKETCH BY / E. H. BLASHFIELD / 1887"
Inscribed in graphite at bottom: "NORTH TRANSSEPT. [sic] WHITE CONVENT near Soohag / masonry covered with stucco + with defaced frescoes / Images of carved stone with granite columns. / built into the masonry. The capitals bases + portions / of the shafts emerging. Baptismal font at side of / transsept [sic] & small door at right in collateral[?] leading / to cachette where the Coptic service books are kept. / Pavement tesselated. Semi-dome frescoes have disappeared."
Gift of John H. Field
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Edwin Howland Blashfield (American, 1848-1936). Church at the White Convent, Near Sohag, 1887. Graphite on paper, Sheet: 10 3/8 x 6 1/4 in. (26.4 x 15.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of John H. Field, 48.217.6 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 48.217.6_bw.jpg)
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