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drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Merioneth (drawn)

  • Date:

    24/08/1905 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Potter, Beatrix, born 1866 - died 1943 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour and sepia ink over pencil

  • Credit Line:

    The Trustees of The Linder Collection

  • Museum number:

    LOAN:LINDER TRUST.128-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Drawing in watercolour and sepia ink over pencil of a gate in a wall. Path leads to a ramshackle gate in a stone wall. Gate is open in the background of the picture. Thick foliage to the right. Stone barn and trees behind back stone wall.

Place of Origin

Merioneth (drawn)

Date

24/08/1905 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Potter, Beatrix, born 1866 - died 1943 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and sepia ink over pencil

Marks and inscriptions

'Aug 24th 05'
Inscibed in pencil in bottom left.

Dimensions

Height: 227 mm, Width: 190 mm

Object history note

Drawn by Beatrix Potter, August 24th 1905. Given by Leslie Linder (1904-1973) to the National Book League (now the Book Trust) in 1970 as part of a representative selection of Beatrix Potter's work. This selection, comprising 279 drawings and 38 early editions and now known as the Linder Collection, was acquired on long-term loan by the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1989 and remains the property of a charitable trust, The Linder Trust.

Descriptive line

Drawing of a gate in a wall, watercolour and sepia ink over pencil, by Beatrix Potter, near Merioneth, North Wales, 1905, Linder Collection object no. LC.15.A.6, catalogue no. 3.63

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

p.26, catalogue no.3.63
Hobbs, Anne Stevenson (compiler). The Linder Collection of the works and drawings of Beatrix Potter: catalogue of works on paper. London: The Trustees of the Linder Collection, 1996 (1999 reprint).

Materials

Watercolour; Sepia ink; Pencil; Paper (fiber product)

Techniques

Drawn

Subjects depicted

Dry wall; Gate; Trees

Categories

Drawings; Paintings; Landscapes

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Archive of Art and Design

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