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Dance of nymphs to a shepherd's piping

  • Object:

    Wood block

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850-1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pickersgill, Frederick Richard, born 1820 - died 1900 (artist)
    Dalziel Brothers (engravers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil drawing on a woodblock

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. C. H. L. Emanuel

  • Museum number:

    E.162-1937

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514a, case V, shelf 146

Physical description

Pencil drawing on a woodblock entitled 'Dance of nymphs to a shepherd's piping'. Inscribed on the back 'Dalziel and Pickersgill'.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1850-1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Pickersgill, Frederick Richard, born 1820 - died 1900 (artist)
Dalziel Brothers (engravers)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil drawing on a woodblock

Dimensions

Height: 5.75 in, Width: 5.125 in

Descriptive line

Pencil drawing on a woodblock entitled 'Dance of nymphs to a shepherd's piping' by F. R. Pickersgill. Great Britain, ca. late 19th century.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1937, London: Board of Education, 1938.

Materials

Pencil; Wood

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Music; Nymphs; Pipes; Dance; Shepherds; Dancing

Categories

Drawings; Dance; Printmaking techniques; Woodwork

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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