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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Hamilton, William RA, born 1751 - died 1801
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, drawn)
    England (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    second half of 18th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hamilton, William RA, born 1751 - died 1801 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn with pen and bistre, washed

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.719

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 3

Physical description

Sleeping youth, reclining against a rock, with two maidens near, one resting by his side, while the other leans over her shoulder, and points to the face of the sleeper. A spaniel on the left by its master's back; Drawn with pen and bistre, washed.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, drawn)
England (possibly, drawn)

Date

second half of 18th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Hamilton, William RA, born 1751 - died 1801 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

drawn with pen and bistre, washed

Dimensions

Height: 5.7 in, Width: 10.5 in

Descriptive line

Hamilton, William (RA); Sleeping youth, reclining against a rock, with two maidens near him. A spaniel on the left by its master's back; Drawn with pen and bistre, washed; English School; Second half of 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; Bistre

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Women; Sleep; Spaniel (dog); Youth

Categories

Drawings; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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