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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2006.316
People
François-Edouard Bertin, French (Paris, France 1797 - 1871 Paris, France)
Title
On the Banks of the Nile
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1846
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/179598
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black chalk heightened with white chalk and white gouache on blue wove paper
Dimensions
irregular: 30.1 x 48 cm (11 7/8 x 18 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • stamp: recto, bottom left, black ink: [family]: EDOUARD BERTIN
  • inscription: recto, bottom right, black ink, French, in artist's hand: 1846 Bords du Nil
  • inscription: verso, upper left, graphite: C7-41
Provenance
Estate of the Artist; Bertin Family, Paris, by descent; Galerie Jacques Fischer, Paris; purchase, Jeffrey E. Horvitz, Boston (2000); Harvard Art Museum/ Fogg Museum, Gift of Jeffrey E. Horvitz, 2006.316
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Jeffrey E. Horvitz
Accession Year
2006
Object Number
2006.316
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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