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Watercolour - A Great Crested Grebe

A Great Crested Grebe

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (possibly, made)
    Ireland (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Collins, Charles (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour drawing

  • Museum number:

    P.138-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 120

Physical description

Watercolour drawing of a bird, specifically a great crested grebe. Signed and dated by the artist.

Place of Origin

Britain (possibly, made)
Ireland (possibly, made)

Date

1740 (made)

Artist/maker

Collins, Charles (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Marks and inscriptions

Cha. Collins, Fect. December 1740
Signed and dated

Dimensions

Height: 21.2 in, Width: 14.75 in

Descriptive line

Watercolour drawing of a great crested grebe, by Charles Collins (ca. 1680-1744). Irish, 1740.

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Birds

Categories

Animals and Wildlife; Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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