The J. Paul Getty Museum

The Convent of Mount Sinai at the Foot of the Mountain

Object Details

Title:

The Convent of Mount Sinai at the Foot of the Mountain

Artist/Maker:

Francis Frith (English, 1822 - 1898)

Culture:

English

Place:

Sinai Peninsula, Egypt (Place Created)

Date:

about 1865

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XO.826.5.13

Dimensions:

15.3 × 20.4 cm (6 × 8 1/16 in.)

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Object Description

A small group of buildings surrounded by a stone wall at the base of a desert mountain.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

Samuel Wagstaff, Jr., American, 1921 - 1987, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.