Artist John La Farge, American, 1835-1910
Title
  • Mahomet
Date 1905
Dimensions Sheet: 5 3/4 × 11 3/8 inches (14.6 × 28.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Merrill Fund
Accession Number 48.271
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in graphite, lower right, on image: JLF 1905
Marks Stamp, in red, lower left, on image: [seal]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in graphite, lower left, on sheet: Mahomet: he sits veiled between | the sons of his son in law Hussein + | Hocein[?], he is praying. Hucein holds the flag above him
Inscribed, in graphite, lower right, on sheet: Design for the Court House | Baltimore MD | [upwards arrow] | [illegible, crossed-out inscription]
Inscribed, in graphite, lower right, on image: [faint notations and diagram of the design]
1948-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)