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Italian hill-town; a number of houses on the slopes of a rocky height

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    Mid-19th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Leighton, Frederic Lord, born 1830 - died 1896 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawing in pencil

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased, 1896

  • Museum number:

    758-1896

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 329

Physical description

Drawing in pencil of an Italian hill-town; a number of houses on the slope of a rocky height. On the back is a study of trees, inscribed "Arriccio."

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

Mid-19th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Leighton, Frederic Lord, born 1830 - died 1896 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Drawing in pencil

Marks and inscriptions

'Arriccio'
In fresco painting, 'Arriccio' describes the layer of plaster applied to a wall before the intonaco.

Dimensions

Height: 28.5 cm, Width: 43.8 cm

Object history note

Purchased, 1896

Descriptive line

Drawing; pencil study of an Italian hill-town; a number of houses on the slopes of a rocky height; by Frederic, Lord Leighton; British School, Mid-19th century. This drawing was assigned a duplicate number in error, E.1848-1910, subsequently cancelled.

Materials

Pencil

Techniques

Free-hand drawing

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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