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Drawing - Death of Captain Faulknor
  • Death of Captain Faulknor
    Stothard, Thomas RA, born 1755 - died 1834
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Death of Captain Faulknor

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    mid 18th - early 19th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Stothard, Thomas RA, born 1755 - died 1834 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn in pencil, on paper very slightly tinted with grey

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.847

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 37

Physical description

First idea for the 'Death of Captain Faulknor', who is leading a boarding party; one man above raises his arm as if about to strike a blow with a sword; Drawn in pencil, on paper very slightly tinted with grey; The final design was engraved by Bromley in 1801.

Place of Origin

England (probably, drawn)

Date

mid 18th - early 19th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Stothard, Thomas RA, born 1755 - died 1834 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

drawn in pencil, on paper very slightly tinted with grey

Dimensions

Height: 8.4 in, Width: 7.1 in

Object history note

The final design was engraved by Bromley in 1801.

Descriptive line

Stothard, Thomas; First idea for the 'Death of Captain Faulknor', who is leading a boarding party; Drawn in pencil, on paper very slightly tinted with grey; The final design was engraved by Bromley in 1801; English School; Mid 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; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Men; Sword; Sailors

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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