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Topographical drawing - Topographical drawing
  • Topographical drawing
    A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852
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Topographical drawing

  • Object:

    Topographical drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1840-52 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil on grey paper

  • Museum number:

    E.77:6-1970

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 147, box E

Physical description

Austria and Poland. View of a watermill with the ecclesiastical buildings of Klosterneuburg, Vienna on a hill in the background; and view of the walled city of Breslau, Poland.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1840-52 (made)

Artist/maker

A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil on grey paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed 'Newburg-Closter' and 'Breslau'.

Dimensions

Height: 246 mm, Width: 194 mm

Object history note

These sketches belong to a group of similar drawings of Central European subjects, which Pugin has apparently copied from a book.

Descriptive line

A. W. Pugin. One of 135 assorted topographical drawings.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Alexandra Wedgwood, A.W.N. Pugin and the Pugin Family , London; V&A, 1985, p. 299.

Materials

Pencil; Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Watermills

Categories

Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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