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Painting
  • Painting
    Henry William Bunbury, born 1750 - died 1811
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Painting

  • Place of origin:

    England (painted)

  • Date:

    18th century (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Henry William Bunbury, born 1750 - died 1811 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.752

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 1

Physical description

Scene at the entrance gate of one of the colleges at Oxford; three eccentric looking horsemen riding different ways, the nearest one wears a large bushy wig; Watercolours.

Place of Origin

England (painted)

Date

18th century (painted)

Artist/maker

Henry William Bunbury, born 1750 - died 1811 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 8.5 in, Width: 14.7 in

Object history note

This subject was etched by Bunbury, the same direction as the drawing and entitled, "A COLLEGE GATE, DIVINES GOING UPON DUTY. -H. Bunbury, Esq., Delint.-London. Published Nov. 15th,1780, by Watson and Dickinson, No. 158, New Bond Street."

Descriptive line

Bunbury, Henry William; The entrance gate of one of the colleges at Oxford; three horsemen riding in different ways; This subject was later etched by Bunbury and published in 1780; Watercolour; English School; 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; Water-colour

Techniques

Painting (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Men; Wig; Horses; Horsemen; Gate

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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