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Watercolour - Ruins of Kerry Castle
  • Ruins of Kerry Castle
    Varley, Cornelius, born 1781 - died 1873
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Ruins of Kerry Castle

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Ireland (drawn)
    Britain (painted)

  • Date:

    1808 (drawn)
    1830 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Varley, Cornelius, born 1781 - died 1873 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Museum number:

    P.65-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 204

Physical description

Watercolour entitled 'Ruins of Kerry Castle' in Ireland. Signed, dated and inscribed with titles.

Place of Origin

Ireland (drawn)
Britain (painted)

Date

1808 (drawn)
1830 (painted)

Artist/maker

Varley, Cornelius, born 1781 - died 1873 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

C Varley 1830
Signed bottom right

Ruins of Kerry Castle / County of Kerry, Ireland / Painted by / Cornelius Varley 1830 / Sketched from Nature 1808 (22)
Inscribed in ink on the back of the mount

Dimensions

Height: 14.625 in, Width: 21.3125 in

Descriptive line

Watercolour entitled 'Ruins of Kerry Castle' in Ireland by Cornelius Varley, after a sketch made on the spot in 1808. British School, 1830.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1924, published under the Authority of the Board of Education, London, 1926.

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Rural areas; Castles; Landscapes; Ruins

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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