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Oil painting - Sunset on the Nile
  • Sunset on the Nile
    Dillon, Frank RI, born 1823 - died 1909
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Sunset on the Nile

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    Nile River (painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1870 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dillon, Frank RI, born 1823 - died 1909 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on canvas

  • 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:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Oil painting

Place of Origin

Nile River (painted)


ca. 1855-1870 (painted)


Dillon, Frank RI, born 1823 - died 1909 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Oil on canvas

Marks and inscriptions

Signed Frank Dillon


Height: 33.5 cm, Width: 79.5 cm, :

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt fr. G.Norman (Gift from GFHB [G.F.H. Brooke]) £12 July 1962'.

Historical context note

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).

Descriptive line

Oil painting, 'Sunset on the Nile', Frank Dillon, about 1855-ca. 1870


Oil paint; Canvas


Oil painting

Subjects depicted





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