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Cartoon - Caractacus led in Trumph through the Streets of Rome
  • Caractacus led in Trumph through the Streets of Rome
    Watts, George Frederic OM, RA, born 1817 - died 1904
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Caractacus led in Trumph through the Streets of Rome

  • Object:

    Cartoon

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1843 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Watts, George Frederic OM, RA, born 1817 - died 1904 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Chalk drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lord Northbourne

  • Museum number:

    E.3931-1920

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Group of figures, part of the cartoon 'Caractacus led in Triumph through the Streets of Rome'.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1843 (made)

Artist/maker

Watts, George Frederic OM, RA, born 1817 - died 1904 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Chalk drawing

Dimensions

Height: 69 in, Width: 25.75 in, :

Object history note

The cartoon was submitted in the competition for the decoration of Westminster Hall, 1843. After the competition it was cut into sections, of which the V&A has three (CIRC.476-1920, E.3931-1920, E.3932-1920), as well as a reduced copy of the complete cartoon (CIRC.475-1920).

Descriptive line

Group of figures from the cartoon 'Caractacus led in Triumph through the Streets of Rome', George Frederick Watts, 1843

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Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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