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Monastery of San Simeon, West Bank at Assuan

Edwin Howland Blashfield

American Art

MEDIUM Graphite on paper mounted to paperboard
DATES October 16, 1887
DIMENSIONS Sheet: 9 5/16 x 14 1/16 in. (23.7 x 35.7 cm) Mat (drawing mounted on): 12 x 18 1/2 in. (30.5 x 47 cm)
SIGNATURE Signed in graphite lower right: "BY / E. H. BLASHFIELD '87"
INSCRIPTIONS In graphite, at bottom of sheet: "An [n overwritten by C] Chapel in the lower story of the Derr back of the Cataract / Oct 16. 1887. / walls white colored frieze of saints on three sides"; and various artist's color notations on architectural elements, including "red", "yellow", "white / purple" (on saint's robe), "ceiling / of [illegible]"
CREDIT LINE Gift of John H. Field
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Drawing mounted to paperboard with 48.217.10 on other side.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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