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Watercolour  - David Garrick as Don John
  • David Garrick as Don John
    De Loutherbourg, Philip James, born 1740 - died 1812
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David Garrick as Don John

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1774 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    De Loutherbourg, Philip James, born 1740 - died 1812 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Prof. George Oprescu

  • Museum number:

    P.46-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 164

Physical description

Watercolour drawing on Whatman paper depicting David Garrick as Don John in his adaptation of 'The Chances' by Beaumont and Fletcher, Act 1, Scene 2, with a view intended to be Naples in the background. Signed by the artist.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1774 (made)

Artist/maker

De Loutherbourg, Philip James, born 1740 - died 1812 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Marks and inscriptions

P. I. de Loutherbourg - 1774
Signed lower right

Dimensions

Height: 29.7 cm, Width: 40.9 cm

Object history note

This drawing is the study for a painting of the same subject exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1774.

Descriptive line

Watercolour drawing depicting David Garrick as Don John in his adaptation of 'The Chances' by Beaumont and Fletcher, Act 1, Scene 2, with a view intended to be Naples in the background. Great Britain, 1774.

Materials

Watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Subject; Actor; Theatre; Theatre design

Categories

Paintings; Theatre

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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