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Watercolour - Gerf Hussain
  • Gerf Hussain
    Brabazon, Hercules Brabazon, born 1821 - died 1906
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Gerf Hussain

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Girf Husayn (painted)

  • Date:

    1868-1878 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brabazon, Hercules Brabazon, born 1821 - died 1906 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Chalk and bodycolour, heightened with 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.133

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Girf Husayn (painted)

Date

1868-1878 (painted)

Artist/maker

Brabazon, Hercules Brabazon, born 1821 - died 1906 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Chalk and bodycolour, heightened with white

Marks and inscriptions

Signed with initials HBB and inscribed with title

Dimensions

Height: 16.5 cm, Width: 24.2 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt Sotheby's, [29] July 1971 [63] £12'.

Historical context note

Brabazon travelled up the Nile in 1868, 1873-74 and 1877.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, Gerf Hussain, [Girf Husayn] Nubia, 1868-1878, by Hercules Brabazon Brabazon

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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