Scene of the Interior of the Temple of Edfou

Attributed to Alfred Albert Aubert (Swiss, 1855–1891)
Scene of the Interior of the Temple of Edfou, February 23, 1886

Watercolor and graphite on white wove paper
Image: 13 11/16 x 8 1/2 inches (34.8 x 21.6 cm); Paper: 13 x 8 9/16 inches (34.9 x 21.7 cm)
Signed and dated lower right corner in black: 23 Fev. 86/A. Aubert
Lower right corner in image in black above signature: Edfou
79.92.1

Provenance

1979, IU Art Museum purchase from Galerie Jacques Fischer, Paris

Exhibitions

January 14–March 8, 1998, "Picturing the Land of Pharaohs and Prophets: Artists' Views of Egypt and the Holy Land," Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington

September 20-December 21, 2008, "The Grand Tour: Art and Travel, 1740-1914," Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington

Alternate Titles

Vue du Temple d'Edfou, Interieur

Remarks

Provenance research on this work is ongoing, and this record will be updated as more information becomes available.