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The Pictorial History of the Bible, Consisting of Engravings from Paintings by British Artists (Volume I)

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1835 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching and stipple engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SP.99:42

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 87, shelf TOP

Physical description

Etching and stipple engraving entitled 'The Shipwreck Of St. Paul', for 'The Pictorial History of the Bible'. Each lettered with title, artist's name, and biblical reference. Bound in diced calf, spine gilt 'a la cathedrale'.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1835 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Etching and stipple engraving

Dimensions

Height: 27.7 cm Size of covers, Width: 21.2 cm

Descriptive line

Etching and stipple engraving entitled 'The Shipwreck Of St. Paul' after a painting by P. J. de Loutherbourg, from Volume I of 'The Pictorial History of the Bible', 41 plates including title-pages, with descriptive texts. Great Britain, 1835.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching; Stipple

Subjects depicted

Christianity; Shipwrecks; Biblical; Religion

Categories

Prints; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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