Scene in Cairo

about 1864
Charles Théodore Frère (French, 1814–1888)


Dimensions

38.4 x 61.9 cm (15 1/8 x 24 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.24.1

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Lower left: TH. FRERE./ AV CAIRE.

Provenance

May 2-3, 1872, possibly sold at "A Valuable Collection of Paintings" as no. 32, by Leonard and Co., Boston. [see note 1]. 1924, gift of Francis A. Forster to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 3, 1924)

NOTES:
[1] This painting possibly also appeared at the March 15-16, 1883 sale, "Foreign and American Paintings and Water-colors," as no. 113, from John. B. Osborn estate, Boston, where it was entitled "Street in Cairo."

Credit Line

Gift of Francis A. Foster