Irresistible. Unreserved. Online
Johann Nepomuk Schönberg (Austrian, b. 1844)
British Troop Ships at Alexandria. Signed and dated "Schonberg/21/8/82." l.l., scene identified on a label affixed to the frame backing paper. Ink and wash on paper, sight size 12 12 x 17 3/4 in., framed. Condition: Toning, creasing, not examined out of frame.
N.B. Given the date on this drawing, this scene likely depicts the aftereffects of the Bombardment of Alexandria, Egypt, by the British Mediterranean Fleet which took place July 11-13, 1882.
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