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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn with the pen and washed with bistre

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.850

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Design for a Waterloo medal; The (First) Duke of Wellington and General von Blücher embracing on the field, a French standard bearer at their feet; Victory holds a crown above their heads, and soldiers support flags behind; Drawn with the pen and washed with bistre.

Place of Origin

England (probably, drawn)

Date

early 19th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

drawn with the pen and washed with bistre

Dimensions

Diameter: 6 in

Object history note

The design is intended as a memorial of the Battle of Waterloo (1815).

Descriptive line

Stothard, Thomas; Design for a Waterloo medal; The Duke of Wellington and General von Blücher embracing on the field; Drawn with the pen and washed with bistre; 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

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Standard bearer; Crown; Soldiers; Medal; Flags

Categories

Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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