Artist Jules Adolphe Chauvet, French, 1828 - 1898
  • The Fountain at the Turkish Mosque of Eigdett, Mostaganem, Algeria
Date between early 19th and mid-20th century
Medium graphite pencil, brush and ink, and scratching out on a paper prepared with a white ground and toned with watercolor
Dimensions Image (oval): 8 11/16 × 11 7/8 inches (22.1 × 30.2 cm)
Sheet: 10 5/16 × 13 7/8 inches (26.2 × 35.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1SDR66
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in pencil, lower right: J.A. Chauvet
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, lower right: La Source et la Mosque des Eurous, ravin de Eigdett à Mostaganem
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)