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Watercolour - The Rowing Match at Richmond
  • The Rowing Match at Richmond
    Cleveley, Robert, born 1747 - died 1809
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The Rowing Match at Richmond

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1793 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cleveley, Robert, born 1747 - died 1809 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Art Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room WS, case R, shelf 82, box L

Physical description

Watercolour drawing depicting a rowing match at Richmond in Surrey. Signed and dated by the artist.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1793 (made)


Cleveley, Robert, born 1747 - died 1809 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Marks and inscriptions

R. Cleveley 1793
Signed and dated


Height: 30.375 in, Width: 52 in

Object history note

This drawing was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1793.

Descriptive line

Robert Cleveley. 'The Rowing Match at Richmond'. Great Britain, 1793.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1944, London: Printed under the Authority of the Ministry of Education 1949.




Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Rowing; Matches; Sport; Race


Paintings; Sport


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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