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Portrait drawing - Miss Louisa Oakley
  • Miss Louisa Oakley
    Oakley, Octavius, born 1800 - died 1867
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Miss Louisa Oakley

  • Object:

    Portrait drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    late 1840s (drawn)
    1850 (exhibited)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Oakley, Octavius, born 1800 - died 1867 (drawn by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased from the funds of the R. H. Stephenson Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 43, box A

Physical description

Pencil and watercolour portrait. Initialled by the artist and inscribed in a later hand.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)


late 1840s (drawn)
1850 (exhibited)


Oakley, Octavius, born 1800 - died 1867 (drawn by)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed at the top

Louisa Oakley / by William Oakley
Inscribed on the back in a later hand


Height: 10.375 in, Width: 7 in

Descriptive line

Pencil and watercolour drawing by William (Octavius) Oakley entitled 'Miss Louisa Oakley'. Great Britain, c.1830-1850.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1942, London: HMSO, 1955.


Pencil; Watercolour



Subjects depicted

Lady; Women; Portrait


Portraits; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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