Description & Technical information

This is a view of an arcaded passageway in the town of Thun (‘Thoune’ in French) in the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland. The inscription on top of the arch and the image of a boot on the right-hand pillar mark the shop as that of a shoemaker.

Date:  5 Sept. 1904
Period:  20th century
Origin:  USA
Medium: Pencil on paper, A page from a sketchbook
Signature: Inscribed and dated Thoune/ 5 Sept. 1904 in pencil at the lower right.
Further inscribed Schuhhandlung Steiner Walter in pencil on the arch at the upper left.
Stamped with the studio stamp Atelier F. A. BRIDGMAN/ NICE 1954 (not in Lugt) in blue ink at the lower right.

Dimensions: 18.3 x 23.6 cm (7¹/₄ x 9¹/₄ inches)
Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints