Description & Technical information

Period:  1850-1900, 19th century
Origin:  UK
Medium: Watercolour on paper
Signature: Inscribed: 'The Fête of the Dosseh' /  Arthur Melville / Cairo

Dimensions: 66 x 99.1 cm (26 x 39 inches)
Provenance: Private collection, Norfolk until 2019.

Literature: Mackay 1951, p.75, no.116;
McConkey & Topsfield, Arthur Melville Adventures in Colour, 2015, p.49, cat. 14.

Exhibitions: RWS 1889, no.153;
Munich 1891 (no.990s, as Die Fest von Dosseh);
RI 1906, no.59;
GIFA 1907, no.41;
National Gallery of Scotland: Arthur Melville: Adventures in Colour, 2015, cat. 14.

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints