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Drawing - Recto: The Martyrdom of Saint George
  • Recto: The Martyrdom of Saint George
    Maes, Godfried
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Recto: The Martyrdom of Saint George

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Date:

    17th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Maes, Godfried (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Recto: pen and brown ink, with brown wash, on blue paper. Verso: black chalk.

  • Museum number:

    6892

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 246

Date

17th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Maes, Godfried (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Recto: pen and brown ink, with brown wash, on blue paper. Verso: black chalk.

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed at lower right, in brown ink (with the museum’s inv. no.), 6892; and on the verso, in graphite, Erasmus Quellin.

Dimensions

Height: 268 mm, Width: 222 mm

Object history note

Rev. Chauncey Hare Townshend (1798–1868), London and Coleraine Manor, West Walton, nr Wisbech, Norfolk, by whom bequeathed to the museum (L. 1958), 1869.

Descriptive line

Drawing, Recto: 'The Martyrdom of Saint George', Verso: 'The Lower Half of the Venus de Medici, Seen from the Rear' by Godfried Maes the Younger (or Pieter van Lint), Flemish School, recto: pen and brown ink, verso: black chalk, 17th century

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

Jane Shoaf Turner and Christopher White, Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2014, vol. II, Cat. 500, illus.

Materials

Pen; Brown ink; Brown wash; Black chalk; Paper

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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