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Portrait, half-length, of a man in a turban

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (drawn)

  • Date:

    1788-1789 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Denon, Dominique Vivant Baron, born 1747 - died 1825 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ink and 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.315

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 85, shelf SC, box 11

Physical description

Drawing

Place of Origin

Egypt (drawn)

Date

1788-1789 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Denon, Dominique Vivant Baron, born 1747 - died 1825 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Ink and wash

Dimensions

Height: 16.6 cm, Width: 14.1 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt fr W.T.Spencer, Aug. 1967 £5'.

Historical context note

Reproduced in Denon `Voyage dans la Basse et La Haute Egypte', plate volume, Bagster edn., 1809, Pl. LXXXIX, fig.42.

Descriptive line

Portrait, half-length, of a man in a turban, 1788-9, by Baron Dominique Vivant Denon

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Turbans

Categories

Portraits; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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