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Oil Painting - The Lantern Maker's Courtship, A Street Scene in Cairo

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1962P68
Collection:Fine Art Paintings and Sculpture
Date:1854 - 1861

Maker Information

Artist:William Holman Hunt - View biography for William Holman Hunt


Holman Hunt retouched and restretched the painting in 1891 shortly after it was bought by the Birmingham industrialist and MP William Kenrick (1831-1919) (see museum files).

A smaller oil painting of the same subject is in the collection of Manchester Art Gallery.

Presented by the family of Wilfred Byng Kendrick, 1962.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Oil on canvas.

Associated Places


Height:548 mm
Width:347 mm