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Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (photographed)

  • Date:

    1850s-1896 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photograph

  • Museum number:

    PH.1271-1896

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514a, case X, shelf 262, box A

Physical description

Photograph of a 16th century French oak panel, carved in relief with a bust within a circular medallion, amid floral scrolls. Below are two centaurs and a shield.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (photographed)

Date

1850s-1896 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Photograph

Dimensions

Height: 41.8 cm mount, Width: 34.1 cm mount

Object history note

The object in the photograph formed part of the collection of Emile Peyre (1824-1904), a notable Parisian collector of French Medieval and Renaissance artefacts. The South Kensington Museum (renamed the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1900), bought over 300 pieces of furniture and woodwork, as well as sculpture and metalwork, from him in 1895, including the object in this photograph.

Descriptive line

Photograph of a 16th century French oak panel, which was previously part of the collection of Emile Peyre, Great Britain, 1850s-1896

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

On a label pasted to the mount of the photograph.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Shield; Medallions (ornament areas); Panel (wood); Centaurs; Busts; Floral scrolls

Categories

Photographs; Woodwork

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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