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Watercolour - The destruction of the Egyptians in the Red Sea

The destruction of the Egyptians in the Red Sea

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Martin, born 1789 - died 1854 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Thomas Balston, OBE, MC, through the National Art-Collections Fund

  • Museum number:

    P.69-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 41, box A

Physical description

Watercolour depicting the destruction of the Egyptians in the Red Sea

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

John Martin, born 1789 - died 1854 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

'J. Martin'
Signed

Dimensions

Height: 15.5 cm, Width: 20.6 cm

Object history note

This watercolour and P.68-1968 were in the collection of Alfred Edward Moxon, 1894, and were bought by Thomas Balston from E. Cooper, Bournemouth,, in 1924. Balston, p.143, dated them 1832.

Descriptive line

'The destruction of the Egyptians in the Red Sea', watercolour by John Martin, early 19th century.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Army

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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