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Watercolour
  • Watercolour
    Gilpin, William Rev., born 1724 - died 1804
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Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    18th - early 19th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gilpin, William Rev., born 1724 - died 1804 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    watercolours

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.734

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 8, box A

Physical description

View from the bank of a river, which is crossed by a bridge near the foreground; a mountainous distance, and a cluster of trees on the left; Study of the effect of chiaroscuro; In watercolours; An oval shape.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)

Date

18th - early 19th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Gilpin, William Rev., born 1724 - died 1804 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

watercolours

Marks and inscriptions

From Rev. William Gilpin's collection, impressed with his stamp, W.G.

Dimensions

Height: 6.5 in, Width: 9.2 in

Object history note

This is a study intended for Gilpin's printed works on Art.
From Rev. William Gilpin's own collection, impressed with his stamp, W.G.

Descriptive line

Gilpin, William (Rev.); View from the bank of a river, which is crossed by a bridge; a mountainous distance, and a cluster of trees on the left; Study of the effect of chiaroscuro; In watercolours; An oval shape; English School; 18th - early 19th century.

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

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.

Materials

Paper; Water-colour

Techniques

Painting (image-making); Chiaroscuro

Subjects depicted

Bridge; Mountains; Trees; Riverbank

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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