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Illustration to The Little Mermaid from Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen

  • Object:

    Illustration

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1870-1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915 (designed and made by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by H.H. Harrod

  • Museum number:

    E.234-1948

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 53

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1870-1880 (made)

Artist/maker

Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915 (designed and made by)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

"CW"
Monogram in ink in the bottom left corner

4
Numbered in pencil on the back.

Object history note

Bequeathed by H. H. Harrod, 1948

Descriptive line

Crane, Walter, A girl seated on a step beneath a colonnade dipping her foot into a lake, drawing illustrating Hans Anderson's story 'The Little Mermaid', pen and ink and watercolour

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, and Department of Paintings, Accessions: 1948, Volume II, Henry Herbert Harrod Bequest, London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1957

Materials

Pen and ink and watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Drawing; Illustration

Categories

Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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