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Femme du Chamkhal de Takou

  • Object:

    Lithograph

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gagarin, Grigoriy Grigorievich Prince, born 1810 - died 1893 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph

  • 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.279

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 51

Physical description

Hand-coloured lithograph depicting civil female costume of the Caucasus. Signed in Russian with monogram, lettered 'Paris A. Hauser éditeur, boul. des Italiens, 11. Imp.Lemercier Paris' and numbered 29 and 50.

Place of Origin

Paris (printed)

Date

ca. 1850 (printed)

Artist/maker

Gagarin, Grigoriy Grigorievich Prince, born 1810 - died 1893 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 33.6 cm, Width: 23.9 cm

Descriptive line

Hand-coloured lithograph, after a drawing by Prince Grigoriy Grigorievich Gagarin, entitled 'Femme du Chamkhal de Takou', a plate from volume 5 of 'Gagarin, Scènes, paysages, moeurs et costumes du Caucase'. Published in Paris, ca. 1850.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Portraits; Costume

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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