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Louis XVI taking leave of his family

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1793 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brown, Mather, born 1761 - died 1831 (artist)
    Tomkins, Peltro William, born 1759 - died 1840 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Captain H. W. Murray

  • Museum number:

    P.16-1938

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room WS, case R, shelf 16, box R

Physical description

Watercolour depicting Louis XVI taking leave of his family. Inscribed with title and dated.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1793 (made)

Artist/maker

Brown, Mather, born 1761 - died 1831 (artist)
Tomkins, Peltro William, born 1759 - died 1840 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Louis XVI taking leave of his family
Inscribed on the back

1793
Dated

Dimensions

Height: 44.2 cm, Width: 57.6 cm

Descriptive line

Watercolour by Peltro William Tomkins depicting Louis XVI taking leave of his family, after an oil painting by Mather Brown. Great Britain, 1793.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1938, London: Board of Education, 1939.

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Execution; Family

Categories

Royalty; Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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