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Watercolour - Gibraltar.  From the lower Signal Tower at the foot of the Queen of Spain's Chair

Gibraltar. From the lower Signal Tower at the foot of the Queen of Spain's Chair

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Gibraltar (painted)

  • Date:

    1838-1839 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bentley, Charles (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour over pencil with touches of white

  • 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.107

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Gibraltar (painted)

Date

1838-1839 (painted)

Artist/maker

Bentley, Charles (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour over pencil with touches of white

Dimensions

Height: 27 cm, Width: 42.2 cm

Object history note

Rodney Searight Collection

Historical context note

Reproduced as an illlustration in Revd G.N. Wright, The Shores and Islands of the Mediterranean, Fisher, [1839], faces p.65, engraved by E. Finden, based on a sketch by Lieut. H.E. Allen.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, Gibraltar. From the lower Signal Tower at the foot of the Queen of Spain's Chair, by Charles Bentley, 1806-1854

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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