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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Cipriani, Giovanni Battista, born 1727 - died 1785
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (drawn)

  • Date:

    1768 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cipriani, Giovanni Battista, born 1727 - died 1785 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn with red and black chalk, heightened with white, the hair in brown crayon

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.666

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 36

Physical description

Warrior, partly draped, stooping to obtain water from a brook in his helmet and supporting himself on his shield; Drawn with red and black chalk, heightened with white, the hair in brown crayon; Inscribed, The first drawing done by J. Bapt, Cipriani at the opening of the Royal Academy, 1768, and by him given to me.-J. MEYER.

Place of Origin

England (drawn)

Date

1768 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Cipriani, Giovanni Battista, born 1727 - died 1785 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

drawn with red and black chalk, heightened with white, the hair in brown crayon

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed, The first drawing done by J. Bapt, Cipriani at the opening of the Royal Academy, 1768, and by him given to me.-J. MEYER.

Dimensions

Height: 19.4 in, Width: 13.9 in

Object history note

Inscribed, The first drawing done by J. Bapt, Cipriani at the opening of the Royal Academy, 1768, and by him given to me.-J. MEYER.
This is presumably Jeremiah Meyer, a founder-member of the Royal Academy.

Descriptive line

Cipriani, Giovanni Battista; Warrior, using his helmet to obtain water from a brook; Drawn with red and black chalk, heightened with white, the hair in brown crayon; Drawn at the opening of the Royal Academy; English School; 1768.

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; Red chalk; Black chalk; Brown crayon

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Heightening

Subjects depicted

Helmet; Warrior; Shield; Brook

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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