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Drawing - Study of a seated female nude
  • Study of a seated female nude
    Barry, James RA, born 1741 - died 1806
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Study of a seated female nude

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Barry, James RA, born 1741 - died 1806 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brush and brown ink heightened with white, over a charcoal underdrawing, on coarse buff paper

  • Museum number:

    D.153-1890

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 154

Physical description

Drawing; signed. Study of a seated female nude.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

18th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Barry, James RA, born 1741 - died 1806 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Brush and brown ink heightened with white, over a charcoal underdrawing, on coarse buff paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Jas Barry'
Signed

With the marks of the collections of J. Crawse (Lugt 436) and Dr J. Percy (Lugt 1504)

Dimensions

Height: 50 cm, Width: 31 cm

Descriptive line

James Barry R.A. (1741-1806)
Study of a nude, female figure, seated, facing left, her right arm raised resting on a ledge.
Signed "Jas. Barry". With the mark of the collection of J. Cawse (ca.1770-1863) (Lugt 436), and Dr. J. Percy (1817-1889) (Lugt 1504).
Sepia, heightened with white on brown paper. (48.9 x 31.1 cm)

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

Lambert, Susan. Drawing: Technique & Purpose. London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1981. p.33.

Materials

Brown ink; Zinc white; Charcoal; Buff paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Nudes; Women

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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