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Fresco - Ganymede feeding the eagle
  • Ganymede feeding the eagle
    Evans, Richard, born 1784 - died 1871
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Ganymede feeding the eagle

  • Object:

    Fresco

  • Place of origin:

    Rome (painted)

  • Date:

    1820s (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Evans, Richard, born 1784 - died 1871 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fresco

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir Matthew White Ridley

  • Museum number:

    159-1865

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fresco

Place of Origin

Rome (painted)

Date

1820s (painted)

Artist/maker

Evans, Richard, born 1784 - died 1871 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Fresco

Dimensions

Height: 61 cm estimate, Width: 49.5 cm estimate, Height: 85 cm frame, Width: 73 cm frame, Depth: 17 cm frame

Object history note

Given by Sir Matthew White Ridley, 1865

Descriptive line

Fresco, 'Ganymede Feeding the Eagle', Richard Evans, 1820s

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

Parkinson, R., Victoria and Albert Museum, Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, London: HMSO, 1990, pp. 88-89

Materials

Watercolour; Plaster

Techniques

Fresco

Subjects depicted

Eagles (birds)

Categories

Paintings; Myths & Legends; Gender and Sexuality

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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