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Etching and engraving - Voyage pittoresque de Constantinople et des Rives du Bosphore

Voyage pittoresque de Constantinople et des Rives du Bosphore

  • Object:

    Etching and engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1819 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Melling, Antoine Ignace, born 1763 - died 1831 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SP.401:25

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 112, shelf 7

Physical description

Etching from a series of 34 plates in a two-part volume entitled 'Voyage pittoresque de Constantinople et des Rives du Bosphore'. Each plate lettered variously 'Dessiné par Melling'.

Place of Origin

Paris (printed)

Date

1819 (printed)

Artist/maker

Melling, Antoine Ignace, born 1763 - died 1831 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Dimensions

Height: 50.1 cm, Width: 68.4 cm

Descriptive line

Etching depicting a fountain at Buyukdere, after a drawing by Antoine Ignace Melling, from a volume entitled 'Voyage pittoresque de Constantinople et des Rives du Bosphore'. Printed in Paris, 1819.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching

Subjects depicted

Troughs; Fountains

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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