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Study for 'The Siege of Gibraltar'

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    1782-83 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Copley, John Singleton, born 1738 - died 1815 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Chalk drawing

  • Museum number:

    FA.620

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 59

Physical description

Drawing study in chalks for an oil painting depicting the 1792 siege in Gibraltar.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)

Date

1782-83 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Copley, John Singleton, born 1738 - died 1815 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Chalk drawing

Descriptive line

Drawing study for 'The Siege of Gibraltar' by John Singleton Copley, executed for the Corporation of London. Great Britain, ca. 1782-3.

Materials

Paper; Chalk

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Sieges; Battles; Wars

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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