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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Kauffman, Angelica, born 1741 - died 1807
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (possibly, drawn)
    Rome (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    18th - early 19th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kauffman, Angelica, born 1741 - died 1807 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn in Indian ink and bistre, washed and heightened with white

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.743

  • Gallery location:

    On short term loan out for exhibition

Physical description

Landscape, with three of the Muses; the centre one is about to hang her lyre on the branch of a tree; the second seated near, has a flageolet lying at her feet; the third is in the distance - drawing; Drawn in Indian ink and bistre, washed and heightened with white.

Place of Origin

Britain (possibly, drawn)
Rome (possibly, drawn)

Date

18th - early 19th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Kauffman, Angelica, born 1741 - died 1807 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

drawn in Indian ink and bistre, washed and heightened with white

Descriptive line

Kauffman, Angelica (RA); Landscape, with three of the Muses; Drawn in Indian ink and bistre, washed and heightened with white; 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.

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Flageolet; Landscapes (representations); Women; Lyre

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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