238 x 160 mm. (9 3/8 x 6 in).
Stamped with the studio stamp, recto and verso, numbered 1344, 97/1494 (verso).
F. Enrico, Taccuini di viaggio e opera grafica di Pompeo Mariani, Milan, 1997, no.1344, p.380.
Mariani exhibited as a painter of genre, landscapes, marines and pastels. He was the nephew of Mos Bianchi (1845-1904). He travelled to Egypt from 1881-1882. Mariani exhibited in Vienna, where he won a medal in 1888, Munich, Nice and Paris. He was fascinated by life in Monte Carlo and the casinos.
Our drawing is from album 38, dated 1907.