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Watercolour - An Oriental woman and child on a rocky coast in a storm
  • An Oriental woman and child on a rocky coast in a storm
    Bird, Edward, born 1772 - died 1819
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An Oriental woman and child on a rocky coast in a storm

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Date:

    1800-1810 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bird, Edward, born 1772 - died 1819 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brown wash

  • 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.116

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Date

1800-1810 (painted)

Artist/maker

Bird, Edward, born 1772 - died 1819 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Brown wash

Dimensions

Height: 17.6 cm, Width: 13.4 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: 'Bt. fr. Abbott & Holder - Sept.1965 £4'.

Historical context note

Possibly intended for a book illustration.

Descriptive line

Drawing, An Oriental woman and child on a rocky coast in a storm, 1800-1810, by Edward Bird RA,

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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