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Drawing - Studies of military scenes
  • Studies of military scenes
    Copley, John Singleton, born 1738 - died 1815
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Studies of military scenes

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Copley, John Singleton, born 1738 - died 1815 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black and white chalk study on blue-grey paper

  • Museum number:

    3525

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 129

Physical description

Black and white chalk study from a set of 19, probably for 'The Siege of Gibraltar' and 'The Death of Major Pierson', paintings by Copley in the early 1780s. Most squared for enlargement and some inscribed with measurements.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Copley, John Singleton, born 1738 - died 1815 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Black and white chalk study on blue-grey paper

Descriptive line

Black and white chalk study (1 of 19) by John Singleton Copley, probably for 'The Siege of Gibraltar' and 'The Death of Major Pierson'. Great Britain, ca. 1780.

Materials

Chalk

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Military

Categories

Military; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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