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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Westall, Richard R.A., born 1765 - died 1836
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    late 18th - early 19th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Westall, Richard R.A., born 1765 - died 1836 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil, on warm tinted paper, heightened with white

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.913

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 36

Physical description

Sketch to illustrate Milton's Paradise Lost, Book III, 1. 667; Pencil, on warm tinted paper, heightened with white; With the artist's initials; Designed for Sharpe's Classics, 1822, and engraved by Charles Heath.

Place of Origin

England (possibly, drawn)

Date

late 18th - early 19th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Westall, Richard R.A., born 1765 - died 1836 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

pencil, on warm tinted paper, heightened with white

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with the artist's initials.

Dimensions

Height: 4.9 in, Width: 4 in

Object history note

Designed to illustrate Sharpe's Classics 1822 publication of Milton's Paradise Lost, Book III, 1. 667. and engraved by Charles Heath.

Descriptive line

Westall, Richard (R.A.); Sketch to illustrate Milton's 'Paradise Lost', Book III, 1. 667; Pencil, on warm tinted paper, heightened with white; Initialled; Designed for Sharpe's Classics, 1822, and engraved by Charles Heath; English School; Late 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; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Heightening

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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