ART03605.007.001

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ID number ART03605.007.001
Title A Coptic priest
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Benson, George (Artist)
Place made Egypt
Date made c. 1914 - 1915
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 11.6 x 8.8 cm

Description

Depicts a head and shoulders portrait of a Coptic priest, wearing a flat cap, dressed in a cloak, with a full beard and moustache. This is one of a series of drawings Benson did entitled 'Some Egyptian Types'.