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Watercolour - Near Karnak
  • Near Karnak
    Beatrice, Princess of the United Kingdom, born 1857 - died 1944
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Near Karnak

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Date:

    1903-1904 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Beatrice, Princess of the United Kingdom, born 1857 - died 1944 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour over pencil

  • 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:

    SD.103

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 5

Date

1903-1904 (painted)

Artist/maker

Beatrice, Princess of the United Kingdom, born 1857 - died 1944 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour over pencil

Marks and inscriptions

Signed B and inscribed with title

Dimensions

Height: 14.4 cm, Width: 18.3 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: `Bt. fr. Abbott & Holder, April 1975 £1-10'.

Historical context note

In 1903-04 Princess Beatrice and her children spent several months in Egypt, travelling up the Nile in the Khedive's royal yacht. They were at Aswan for Christmas, continued on to Khartoum, made a detour to the Red Sea, and returned to England in April.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, `Temple Pylon near Karnak' 1903-4, by HRH Princess Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore, Princess Henry of Battenberg

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

Searight, Rodney and Scarce, Jennifer M., A Middle Eastern journey : artists on their travels from the collection of Rodney Searight, Talbot Rice Art Centre, 1980

Subjects depicted

Pylons

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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