The Procession of the Sacred Bull Anubis
Oil on canvas, 43 5/8 x 27 1/2 inches (111 x 70 cm)
Bridgeman painted even more exotic North African scenes. However, feeling a need for new subject matter, Bridgeman later made an attempt at a symbolist style, even turning to society portraiture, and then, in the 1890's, returning to historical and biblical themes just like his mentor Gerome. But non of this later paintings was as successful as Bridgeman's Orientalist compositions .