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Watercolour - St Austell
  • St Austell
    Thomas Rowlandson, born 1756 - died 1827
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St Austell

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    England (drawn)
    St Austell (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th - early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thomas Rowlandson, born 1756 - died 1827 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    water-colour

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.796

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 31, box A

Physical description

St Austell, Cornwall; View, looking up the principal street, the church in the distance, groups of people in the foreground are scrutinized by a hairdresser who stands at his door; Watercolour.

Place of Origin

England (drawn)
St Austell (made)

Date

late 18th - early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Thomas Rowlandson, born 1756 - died 1827 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

water-colour

Marks and inscriptions

SAINT AUSTLE CORNWALL
Lettered in ink in lower left corner of print

Dimensions

Height: 5.7 in, Width: 9.2 in

Descriptive line

Rowlandson, Thomas; St Austell, Cornwall; View, looking up the principal street, groups of people in the foreground are scrutinized by a hairdresser standing at his door; Watercolour; English School; Late 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; Water-colour

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Hairdresser; Town; People; Church; Street

Categories

Paintings; Topographical watercolours

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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