An Egyptian Water Carrier

An Egyptian Water Carrier, 1881
Arthur Hill (c.1829-1894)
Oil on canvas
BORGM 01074
Image © Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum

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An Egyptian Water Carrier

The Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum contained two unabashed nudes by Arthur Hill in its collection. An Egyptian Water Carrier depicts a female figure wearing a diaphanous gown, which makes it inconceivable as a piece of standard genre.

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