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Watercolour - Nonsuch Palace from the South
  • Nonsuch Palace from the South
    Hoefnagel, Joris, born 1542 - died 1601
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Nonsuch Palace from the South

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1568 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hoefnagel, Joris, born 1542 - died 1601 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black chalk, pen and ink, with watercolour, heightened with white and gold

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the support of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund (with a contribution from The Wolfson Foundation) and the Michael Marks Charitable Trust.

  • Museum number:

    E.2781-2016

  • Gallery location:

    British Galleries, Room 58, case WS

Physical description

View of Nonsuch Palace from the South

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1568 (made)

Artist/maker

Hoefnagel, Joris, born 1542 - died 1601 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Black chalk, pen and ink, with watercolour, heightened with white and gold

Marks and inscriptions

Joris Hoefnagle van Antwerpen

Palatium Regium In Anglie Regno quod appellatire Nonciutz quasi nusquam simile. – Londini A.o 1568:2

Dimensions

Height: 216 mm, Width: 325 mm

Object history note

Alfred Morrison (1821-1897), Fonthill House, Wiltshire, and by descent; offered for sale at Christies’, 7 December 2010; bought in; on loan to the V&A from 16 May 2013 – 11 November 2014; subject to export license stop 1 March 2016, purchased by the V&A with the support of the national Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, Nonsuch Palace from the South, by Joris Hoefnagel, 1568

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

The Renaissance at Sutton Place, exh.cat. 18 May-15 September 1983, no.91-95
Martin Biddle, 'The Stuccoes of Nonsuch', in Burlington Magazine 126 (1984), pp.411-417
Gervase Jackson-Stops (ed.), The Treasure Houses of Britain: Five Hundred Years of Private Patronage and Art Collecting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1985-1986, p.409, cat. 342
Olga Dmitrieva and Tessa Murdoch (eds.), Treasures of the Royal Courts: Tudors, Stuarts & The Russian Tsars, Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2013, pp.13, 173

Materials

Black chalk; Pen; Brown ink; Watercolour; Gold; White

Techniques

Watercolour

Categories

Watercolours

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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