David Garrick as Don John

Watercolour
1774 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional Title'The Chances' by Beaumont and Fletcher, Act 1, Scene 2 (generic title)
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour drawing
Brief Description
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.
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 29.7cm
  • Width: 40.9cm
Marks and Inscriptions
P. I. de Loutherbourg - 1774 (Signed lower right)
Credit line
Given by Prof. George Oprescu
Object history
This drawing is the study for a painting of the same subject exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1774.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
P.46-1935

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record createdApril 27, 2012
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