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Sunset on the Nile

Oil Painting
ca. 1855-1870 (painted)
Place Of Origin

Oil painting

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Oil on canvas
Brief Description
Oil painting, 'Sunset on the Nile', Frank Dillon, about 1855-ca. 1870
Physical Description
Oil painting
  • Estimate height: 12cm
  • Estimate width: 21cm
Dimensions taken from C.M. Kauffmann, Catalogue of Foreign Paintings, II. 1800-1900, London, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973
Marks and Inscriptions
Signed Frank Dillon
Credit line
Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A
Object history
According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt fr. G.Norman (Gift from GFHB [G.F.H. Brooke]) £12 July 1962'.
Historical context
Similar subjects are recorded at the RA, 1856 (944), 1863 (341), 1870 (893) and BI, 1859 (489), and in the artist's sale,1911 (38).
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Places Depicted
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record createdApril 23, 2007
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