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Drawing - Hector and Ajax Separated by the Heralds
  • Hector and Ajax Separated by the Heralds
    Flaxman, John, born 1755 - died 1826
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Hector and Ajax Separated by the Heralds

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    early 1790s (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Flaxman, John, born 1755 - died 1826 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn with pen and ink, in outline

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.783

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 28

Physical description

Hector and Ajax, parted by the heralds; Drawn with pen and ink, in outline.

Place of Origin

England (possibly, drawn)

Date

early 1790s (drawn)

Artist/maker

Flaxman, John, born 1755 - died 1826 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

drawn with pen and ink, in outline

Dimensions

Height: 6.9 in, Width: 10.6 in

Descriptive line

John Flaxman (1755-1826); 'Hector and Ajax parted by the heralds', preparatory study for an illustration to Homer's Iliad; outline drawing in pen and ink; English School; early 1790s

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Owens, Susan, The Art of Drawing British Masters and Methods since 1600, V&A Publishing, London, 2013, p. 71, fig. 50
DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.

Materials

Paper; Pen and ink

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Sword; Helmet; Shields; Heralds; Spears

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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