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Album - Eddison Collection
  • Eddison Collection
    Kean, Edmund, born 1787 - died 1833
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Eddison Collection

  • Object:

    Album

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kean, Edmund, born 1787 - died 1833 (owner)
    Kean, Charles, born 1811 - died 1868 (owner)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    paper, card, glue or paste, pen and ink and gouache

  • Museum number:

    S.698:7-1997

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Portrait of 'A Lady of Hungary' in full costume. One page in an album of gouache drawings, 27, of various characters and their costumes, formerly owned by Edmund and Charles Kean, 18th century. Eddison Collection.

Physical description

Gouache painting depicting a Lady of Hungary in the traditional dress of the 18th century. She wears a blue dress with white trim and white puff sleeved under shirt and a fur cape with red detailing and a red belt. On her head she wears a white bonnet and on her feet white shoes.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Kean, Edmund, born 1787 - died 1833 (owner)
Kean, Charles, born 1811 - died 1868 (owner)

Materials and Techniques

paper, card, glue or paste, pen and ink and gouache

Marks and inscriptions

'A Lady of Hungary'
Written or painted in ink above painting.

Dimensions

Height: 27.8 cm, Width: 19.7 cm, Height: 34.5 cm Total including mount, Width: 24.6 cm Total including mount

Descriptive line

Portrait of 'A Lady of Hungary' in full costume. One page in an album of gouache drawings, 27, of various characters and their costumes, formerly owned by Edmund and Charles Kean, 18th century. Eddison Collection.

Materials

Paper; Glue or paste; Pen and ink; Gouache

Techniques

Glueing; Painting

Categories

Drawings; Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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