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Design for an altar
  • Design for an altar
    Talman, John, born 1677 - died 1726
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Design for an altar

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)
    Italy (possibly, designed)

  • Date:

    c.1710 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Talman, John, born 1677 - died 1726 (artist)
    Salimbeni, Ventura, born 1568 - died 1613 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink, wash and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    From the collections of J. Talman and Francis St. John.

  • Museum number:

    E.323-1937

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Q, shelf 23

Physical description

Design for altar in the style of the middle of the 16th century with inset showing the Archangel Michael

Place of Origin

Britain (made)
Italy (possibly, designed)

Date

c.1710 (made)

Artist/maker

Talman, John, born 1677 - died 1726 (artist)
Salimbeni, Ventura, born 1568 - died 1613 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink, wash and watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 21.3125 in, Width: 11.625 in

Descriptive line

John Talman. Design for altar in the style of the middle of the 16th century with inset showing the Archangel Michael, attributed to Ventura di Salimbeni. British, probably after Italian original. c.1710

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1937, London: Board of Education, 1938.

Materials

Pen and wash

Techniques

Architectural drawing

Categories

Architecture; Drawings; Designs; Religion; Christianity; Places of Worship

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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