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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Stothard, Thomas RA, born 1755 - died 1834
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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:

    wash drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.854

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Prow of a ship, in flames, and with thick smoke hiding everything on deck; on the reverse, a very small sketch of an estate with houses and land, &c.; Sketched very slightly in Indian ink.

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

wash drawing

Dimensions

Height: 3.7 in, Width: 6.3 in

Object history note

This design was used by Robert Smirke, R.A., as an illustration to the Imperial History of England, by Theophilus Camden, 1811, vol. ii., p. 412, and entitled "The Heroism of Captain Farmer."

Descriptive line

Stothard, Thomas; Prow of a ship, in flames, and with thick smoke hiding everything on deck; on the reverse, a very small sketch of an estate with houses and land, &c.; Sketched very slightly in Indian ink; 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

Wash; Indian ink

Techniques

Wash technique; Sketching

Subjects depicted

Houses; Ship; Fires

Categories

Drawings; Boats and ships

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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