The Water Seller (A Cairo Street)
Walter Charles Horsley (London 1855 – 1934)
Oil painting on canvas, The Water Seller (A Cairo Street) by Walter Charles Horsley (London 1855 – 1934). A street scene with a man and a child seated on a donkey, and a water seller by their side. Horsley exhibited paintings from Turkey, India and Egypt, at the Royal Academy of Arts, London between 1875 - 1904 and, particularly 'A lemonade seller - Cairo' was shown in 1888.
Armstrong collection; transferred by the Treasury to The National Trust in 1977 via the National Land Fund, aided by 3rd Baron Armstrong of Bamburgh and Cragside (1919 - 1987).
Cragside, The Armstrong Collection (acquired through the National Land Fund and transferred to the National Trust in 1977)
Marks and inscriptions
Bottom left: Walter C. Horsley
Makers and roles
Walter Charles Horsley (London 1855 – 1934), artist