David Garrick, Actor (1716-1779). Head.

Drawing
1777 (drawn)
David Garrick, Actor (1716-1779).  Head. thumbnail 1
David Garrick, Actor (1716-1779).  Head. thumbnail 2
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pencil drawing depicting a portrait of the actor David Garrick, quarter-length. Signed and dated by the artist.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pencil drawing
Brief Description
Pencil drawing by Edward Edwards (1738-1806) depicting the supposed last portrait of David Garrick, actor, drawn from life. Great Britain, 1777.
Physical Description
Pencil drawing depicting a portrait of the actor David Garrick, quarter-length. Signed and dated by the artist.
Dimensions
  • Height: 7.25in
  • Width: 6.25in
Marks and Inscriptions
E. E. 1777 (Signed and dated)
Credit line
Forster Bequest
Object history
NB. This drawing was formerly "written off" (RP 63/240) due to theft. It was returned to the V&A in recent years.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
F.61

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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