Frederick Arthur BRIDGMAN (Tuskegee 1847 - Rouen 1928)
An Arcade in Thun, Switzerland
Pencil on paper; a page from a sketchbook.
Inscribed and dated Thoune/ 5 Sept. 1904 in pencil at the lower right.
Further inscribed Schuhhandlung Steiner Walter in pencil on the arch at the upper left.
Stamped with the studio stamp Atelier F. A. BRIDGMAN/ NICE 1954 (not in Lugt) in blue ink at the lower right.
183 x 236 mm. (7 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)
This is a view of an arcaded passageway in the town of Thun (‘Thoune’ in French) in the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland. The inscription on top of the arch and the image of a boot on the right-hand pillar mark the shop as that of a shoemaker.