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Watercolour - Lake Biwa, Japan
  • Lake Biwa, Japan
    Alfred East, born 1844 - died 1913
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Lake Biwa, Japan

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (The artist spent six months on a sketching tour of Japan in 1889, and on his return, exhibited 104 small oil sketches, watercolours and cabinet pictures to great acclaim at The Fine Art Society in March 1890.
    , painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1889 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Alfred East, born 1844 - died 1913 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Prescott Hewett Gift

  • Museum number:

    393-1891

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 63, box A(1)

Physical description

Watercolour entitled 'Lake Biwa, Japan' depicting a small number of boats on the lake, rendered in pale tones. Signed by the artist.

Place of Origin

Japan (The artist spent six months on a sketching tour of Japan in 1889, and on his return, exhibited 104 small oil sketches, watercolours and cabinet pictures to great acclaim at The Fine Art Society in March 1890.
, painted)

Date

ca. 1889 (painted)

Artist/maker

Alfred East, born 1844 - died 1913 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Alfred East
Signed lower left corner

Dimensions

Height: 10 in, Width: 14.25 in

Descriptive line

Watercolour entitled 'Lake Biwa, Japan' by Sir Alfred East. British School, ca. 1889.

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

Johnson, Paul and McConkey, Kenneth. Alfred East- Lyrical Landscape Painter. Bristol: Sansom & Company, 2009.

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Landscapes; Lakes

Categories

Paintings; Landscapes

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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