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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:

    drawn with a pen, and washed with Indian ink

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.881

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Study for a composition of a female enthroned, with an attendant kneeling on each side and several others behind; one probably Cupid. Before the principal figure is a group of females in loose flowing robes, one of whom is reading from a book; On the reverse, a design for the policies of a Fire Insurance Company; two subjects under arches and representing conflagrations. In the centre is a female figure wearing a helmet, armed with a spear, and resting her hand on a shield, which is emblazoned with a phoenix; Drawn with a pen, and washed with 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

drawn with a pen, and washed with Indian ink

Dimensions

Height: 8.5 in, Width: 12.3 in

Descriptive line

Stothard, Thomas; Study for a composition of a female enthroned, with surrounding attendants; On the reverse, a design for the policies of a Fire Insurance Company, featuring two subjects representing conflagrations; Drawn with a pen, and washed with 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

Paper; Pen; Indian ink

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Arches; Phoenix; Robes; Spear; Book; Shield; Throne; Women; Attendants; Helmet

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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