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Gouache

Gouache

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    c.1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hayes, William, born 1735 - died 1802 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gouache drawing

  • Museum number:

    E.1964-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room WS, case R, shelf 51, box R

Physical description

Gouache drawing by William Hayes on embossed paper depicting a White-tailed Sea Eagle standing upon a prostrate sea bird. In a contemporary plaster-gilt frame.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

c.1785 (made)

Artist/maker

Hayes, William, born 1735 - died 1802 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Gouache drawing

Dimensions

Height: 29 in Frame, Width: 23 in Frame

Descriptive line

Gouache drawing by William Hayes on embossed paper depicting a White-tailed Sea Eagle standing upon a prostrate sea bird. In a contemporary plaster-gilt frame. Great Britain, c.1785.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1946. London: Published under the Authority of the Ministry of Education, 1949.

Production Note

Note from 1946 Accessions catalogue:
"A number of pictures exist similar to the above in technique, some signed 'W. Hayes' and dated 1785. They were made by taking impressions on coarse paper from moulds so that the forms stood out in relief. These were then painted over in gouache."

Materials

Embossed paper; Gouache; Plaster; Gilt

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Sea; Bird; Eagle

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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