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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:

    slightly drawn with the pen and tinted

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.856

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

An illustration to Giovanni Boccaccio's 'The Decameron', canto i.; Philomena crowning Pampinea Queen for the day in the court of the palace and in the midst of their companions; Slightly drawn with the pen and tinted; This design is reversed in the 1825 engraving by Augustus Fox.

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

slightly drawn with the pen and tinted

Dimensions

Height: 10.4 in, Width: 7.8 in

Object history note

This design is reversed in the 1825 engraving by Augustus Fox.

Descriptive line

Stothard, Thomas; An illustration to Boccaccio's 'The Decameron'; Philomena crowning Pampinea Queen for the day in the court of the palace; Slightly drawn with the pen and tinted; The design engraved in 1825 by Augustus Fox; 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; Pen

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Tinting

Subjects depicted

People; Palace; Crown

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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