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Drawing

Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    18th - early 19th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tresham, Henry, born 1751 - died 1814 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn in pen and bistre, and washed

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.763

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 108

Physical description

Interior of a temple, with a sacrifice to Jupiter; priests stand about the altar, from which smoke profusely rises; suppliants are assembled; Drawn in pen and bistre, and washed.

Place of Origin

England (possibly, drawn)

Date

18th - early 19th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Tresham, Henry, born 1751 - died 1814 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

drawn in pen and bistre, and washed

Dimensions

Height: 7.6 in, Width: 6.3 in

Descriptive line

Tresham, Henry; Interior of a temple, with a sacrifice to Jupiter; priests stand about the altar; Drawn in pen and bistre, and washed; 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

Paper; Pen; Bistre

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Temple; Altar; Priests; Sacrifice

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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