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Etching and aquatint - Garde de la Casbah à Tetuan
  • Garde de la Casbah à Tetuan
    Fortuny y Marsal, Mariano, born 1838 - died 1874
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Garde de la Casbah à Tetuan

  • Object:

    Etching and aquatint

  • Place of origin:

    Morocco (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    1860s (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fortuny y Marsal, Mariano, born 1838 - died 1874 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching and aquatint

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SP.269

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 50

Physical description

Etching and aquatint entitled 'Garde de la Casbah à Tetuan', depicting guards on horseback.

Place of Origin

Morocco (probably, drawn)

Date

1860s (drawn)

Artist/maker

Fortuny y Marsal, Mariano, born 1838 - died 1874 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching and aquatint

Dimensions

Height: 22 cm, Width: 17.2 cm

Object history note

Tetuan is in northern Morocco. Fortuny arrived there in February 1860 and in March of that year witnessed the Spanish victory at the battle of Tetuan.

Descriptive line

Etching and aquatint by Marià Fortuny (Mariano Fortuny y Marsal), entitled 'Garde de la Casbah à Tetuan'. Morocco, ca. 1860s.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching; Aquatint

Subjects depicted

Guards; Horses; Riding

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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