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Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Trysa (painted)

  • Date:

    06/1882 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Niemann, Georg, born 1841 - died 1912 (painted)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and watercolour on wove paper laid onto card.

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Katharina Theophila Leonie Castelliz

  • Museum number:

    E.231-1998

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, box Q.4.C

Physical description

Ruined chunks of buildings litter the foreground. To the top right of the watercolour parts of two buildings remain standing. There is a wide stretch of blue sea in the background against a pale blue sky.

Place of Origin

Trysa (painted)

Date

06/1882 (painted)

Artist/maker

Niemann, Georg, born 1841 - died 1912 (painted)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and watercolour on wove paper laid onto card.

Marks and inscriptions

'G.Niemann Juni 1882'
Signature; German; Bottom left.; painted; water-colour

'Gjolbacchi'
writing (processes); pencil

'H676'
Writing; Pencil

Dimensions

Height: 23.5 cm, Width: 36.5 cm

Object history note

Bequeathed by Katharina Theophila Leonie Castelliz, granddaughter of the artist, the Austrian architect Niemann.

Historical significance: Various sculptures from the site of Trysa are now in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Niemann was an archaeologist as well as an architect, and this drawing is a record of the site showing the position of the remaining tombs.

Descriptive line

View of the ruins of the ancient city of Trysa, near Golbasi, Turkey, by Georg Niemann, watercolour.

Materials

Card

Techniques

Drawing; Painted

Categories

Architecture; TRYSA, Turkey Ruins of the ancinet city near Golbasi; GOLBASI, Turkey Ruins of the ancient city of Trysa

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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