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Watercolour - An allegorical subject
  • An allegorical subject
    Tresham, Henry, born 1751 - died 1814
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An allegorical subject

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775-1814 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tresham, Henry, born 1751 - died 1814 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Museum number:

    51-1876

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 55

Physical description

Watercolour depicting an allegorical subject with figures in a cave, cowering under a large cloak belonging to a ghostly figure in the background, with a long snake in the foreground.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1775-1814 (made)

Artist/maker

Tresham, Henry, born 1751 - died 1814 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 5 in approx, Width: 8 in approx

Descriptive line

Watercolour by Henry Tresham depicting an allegorical subject with cowering figures. Great Britain, ca. 1775-1814.

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Drawing; Painting

Subjects depicted

Fear; Snakes; Allegory; Caves; Cloaks

Categories

Drawings; Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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