Marius Alexander Jacques Bauer (1867-1932), Dutch
BOY OF BENARES
Oil on canvas; signed lower left, titled "Benares ..." to partial gallery label to the stretcher
16 x 20.75 in — 40.6 x 52.7 cm
Varanasi, also called Benares, Banaras, or Kashi, is a city in southeastern Uttar Pradesh state, northern India. It is located on the left bank of the Ganges (Ganga) River and is one of the seven sacred cities of Hinduism.
Kunsthandel E.J. van Wisselingh & Co., Amsterdam, Inventory No. 5396 gallery label verso;
Collection Saint-Leonard, Quebec