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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Thornhill, James Sir, born 1675 - died 1734
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    late 17th - early 18th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thornhill, James Sir, born 1675 - died 1734 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn with pen and sepia, washed with neutral tint

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.622

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 32

Physical description

Classical landscape; River scene, with figures and a dilapidated bridge; two boatmen are about to land passengers; ruined temples appear on the bank beyond the river; Drawn with pen and sepia, washed with neutral tint.

Place of Origin

England (possibly, drawn)

Date

late 17th - early 18th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Thornhill, James Sir, born 1675 - died 1734 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

drawn with pen and sepia, washed with neutral tint

Dimensions

Height: 4.4 in, Width: 8.3 in

Object history note

Collections-George Knapton and William Esdaile.

Descriptive line

Thornhill, James (Sir); Classical landscape; River scene, with figures and a dilapidated bridge; ruined temples appear on the bank beyond the river; Drawn with pen and sepia, washed with neutral tint; English School; Late 17th - early 18th century.

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

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.

Materials

Paper; Pen; Sepia; Neutral tint

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Bridge; Boat; Landscape; Temples; Figures; River; Ruins

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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