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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Gilpin, William Rev., born 1724 - died 1804
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    18th - early 19th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gilpin, William Rev., born 1724 - died 1804 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn in Indian ink on very warm toned paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.731

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 8, box A

Physical description

Mountain scenery; Ruins surmounting an eminence on the left, overlooking a well-wooded valley, with a roadway leading to it in the foreground. Study of the effect of chiaroscuro; Drawn in Indian ink on very warm toned paper.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)

Date

18th - early 19th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Gilpin, William Rev., born 1724 - died 1804 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

drawn in Indian ink on very warm toned paper

Marks and inscriptions

From Rev. William Gilpin's collection, impressed with his stamp, W.G.

Dimensions

Height: 5.9 in, Width: 9.9 in

Object history note

This is a study intended for Gilpin's printed works on Art.
From Rev. William Gilpin's own collection, impressed with his stamp, W.G.

Descriptive line

Gilpin, William (Rev.); Mountain scenery; Ruins overlooking a wooded valley, with a roadway leading to it in the foreground; Study of the effect of chiaroscuro; Drawn in Indian ink on very warm toned paper; English School; 18th - early 19th 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

Toned paper; Indian ink

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Chiaroscuro

Subjects depicted

Valley; Road; Ruins; Mountains

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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