London, South Kensington
7 June 2001
Herbert Gustave Schmalz (1857-1935)
signed, inscribed and dated 'Herbert Schmalz Bethany 1890' (lower left)
oil on canvas
17 x 24 in. (43.2 x 60.8 cm.)
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Herbert Schmalz, 'A Painter's Pilgrimage', Art Journal, 1893, p.101.
Possibly London, Royal Academy, 1892, no. 570 (Bethany, the home of Martha and Mary)
This picture was painted during the artist's visit to the Holy Land in 1890. He described his journey in the Art Journal, 1893, pp.97-102, 337-42.
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