Scene on the Nile

1896–97
Henry Bacon (American, 1839–1912)


Dimensions

32 x 50 cm (12 5/8 x 19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1870

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Framed with Boston Sunday Globe Nov. 13, 1896 for backing.

Signed

Lower left: Henry Bacon Cairo

Provenance

1897-98, sold by the artist in Egypt to James Brown Case (1825-1907), Boston and Weston, MA; by descent to his daughters, Louisa W. Case (1862-1946) and Marian R. Case (1864-1944), Weston; 1920, gift of Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Louisa W. and Marian R. Case