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Silverpoint drawing - A seated female figure, partly draped, facing left
  • A seated female figure, partly draped, facing left
    Dyce, William RA, born 1806 - died 1864
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A seated female figure, partly draped, facing left

  • Object:

    Silverpoint drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. mid 19th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dyce, William RA, born 1806 - died 1864 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silverpoint drawing

  • Museum number:

    FA.169

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 218

Physical description

Silverpoint drawing, heightened with white, depicting a seated female figure, partly draped, facing left. Signed in pencil with initials.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)

Date

ca. mid 19th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Dyce, William RA, born 1806 - died 1864 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Silverpoint drawing

Marks and inscriptions

WD
Signed in pencil

Dimensions

Height: 4.625 in, Width: 4.625 in

Descriptive line

Silverpoint drawing by William Dyce depicting a seated female figure, partly draped, facing left, a study for Dyce's painting 'The Entombment' in Necton Church, Norfolk. Great Britain, ca. mid 19th century.

Materials

Paper; White

Techniques

Silver; Drawing

Subjects depicted

Figures; Female

Categories

Drawings; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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