Description At the base of a slope, presumably a foothill of the Tell Mountains, a caravan of mules has come to rest. At the right are the muleteers and their horses. A fortified building stands out against the sky and stretching beyond is the sea.
Provenance Lepel-Cointet, Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Lepel-Cointet Sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, June 9-10, 1881, no. 12; William Schaus, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; William T. Walters, Baltimore, prior to 1884, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Date] Lower left: 1872; [Signature] Lower right: -Eug. Fromentine-/ Algérie
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, before 1884
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