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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn with pen and bistre, washed with Indian ink, and squared for enlarging or engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.848

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Design for a monument, inscribed Bayonne; A simple urn on a pedestal supported by two English soldiers; one of whom is kneeling and apparently reading the inscription; the other holds one hand to his face in grief; Drawn with pen and bistre, washed with Indian ink, and squared for enlarging or engraving.

Place of Origin

England (probably, drawn)

Date

early 19th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

drawn with pen and bistre, washed with Indian ink, and squared for enlarging or engraving

Marks and inscriptions

The monument is inscribed Bayonne.

Dimensions

Height: 6.5 in, Width: 4.3 in

Object history note

The monument design is likely intended as a memorial of conflicts in the Bayonne area, France, during the Napoleonic Wars.

Descriptive line

Stothard, Thomas; Design for a monument, inscribed 'Bayonne'; A simple urn on a pedestal supported by two English soldiers; Drawn with pen and bistre, washed with Indian ink, and squared for enlarging or engraving; English School; 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; Indian ink

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Wash technique; Squaring (transferring technique)

Subjects depicted

Soldiers; Urn

Categories

Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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