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Watercolour - Vale of Avoca
  • Vale of Avoca
    Maclise, Daniel RA, born 1806 - died 1870
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Vale of Avoca

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Ireland (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1825-70 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Maclise, Daniel RA, born 1806 - died 1870 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Forster Bequest

  • Museum number:

    F.88:10

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 35

Physical description

Drawing in pen and ink and watercolour depicting the Vale of Avoca and the Avoca Hotel. Inscribed with titles. On the reverse is a pencil sketch of three soldiers.

Place of Origin

Ireland (probably, drawn)

Date

ca. 1825-70 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Maclise, Daniel RA, born 1806 - died 1870 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink drawing

Dimensions

Height: 22 cm, Width: 31.5 cm

Descriptive line

Pen and ink and watercolour sketch by Daniel Maclise entitled 'Vale of Avoca'. Ireland, ca. 1825-70.

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

Exhibited in Mount 1 of a pillar stand of thirty frames, containing three hundred and ninety drawings and sketches in pencil, pen and ink, and colour - figures, landscapes, etc. There are also seven by other hands (aside from Maclise) - Calderon, T.S. Cooper, Cope, Herbert, and Landseer, all R.A., F. Danby, A.R.A., and G. Cattermole.

These drawings and sketches include the following celebrated persons, amongst whom were several more of the Gallery of Illustrious Literary Characters: C.J. Apperley, Sir Egerton Brydges, Edward Bulwer-Lytton (Lord Lytton), G. Cattermole, Sir Alexander Cockburn, Joshua Cristall, Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield), M. Faraday etc.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Landscapes

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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