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Drawing - The British Poets
  • The British Poets
    Stothard, Thomas RA, born 1755 - died 1834
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The British Poets

  • 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 pen

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.857

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Designs for the frontispiece to The British Poets; A group at the top with Erato, Thalia, and Melpomene, figures placed around Calliope. A procession passing from the right to the bottom. The British Poets from Chaucer to Cowper and Beattie inscribed in the centre; Drawn in pen.

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 pen

Marks and inscriptions

The British Poets from Chaucer to Cowper and Beattie inscribed in the centre.

Dimensions

Height: 5.8 in, Width: 5 in

Object history note

Designs for the frontispiece for Portraits of the British poets : from Chaucer to Cowper and Beattie.. London, W. Walker, 1824.

Descriptive line

Stothard, Thomas; Designs for the frontispiece to 'The British Poets from Chaucer to Cowper and Beattie'; A group at the top with Erato, Thalia, and Melpomene, figures placed around Calliope; Drawn in pen; 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)

Subjects depicted

Procession; People

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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