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Alexander the Great

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Date:

    1789 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Grisaille portrait miniature on ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased from the funds of Captain H.B. Murray's bequest.

  • Museum number:

    P.14-1943

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 9, box H

Physical description

Portrait miniature of Alexander the Great

Date

1789 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Grisaille portrait miniature on ivory

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.75 in

Descriptive line

Grisaille portrait miniature of Alexander the Great, signed D, F V D. 1789.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1943, London: HMSO, 1956.

Materials

Ivory

Techniques

Painting; Grisaille

Categories

Paintings; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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