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House of Dives [Jerusalem]

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Jerusalem (painted)

  • Date:

    1820-1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Carelli, Gabriel Mariano Nicolai RA, born 1820 - died 1900 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour heightened with gum

  • 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.205

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 85, shelf SC, box 7

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Jerusalem (painted)

Date

1820-1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Carelli, Gabriel Mariano Nicolai RA, born 1820 - died 1900 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour heightened with gum

Marks and inscriptions

Signed Gab Carelli and on the back inscribed with title in a later hand.

Dimensions

Height: 17.5 cm, Width: 9.8 cm

Historical context note

The so-called House of Dives, or House of the Rich Man, was near the fifth Station of the Cross in the Via Dolorosa.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, House of Dives [Jerusalem]. By Gabriele Mariano Nicolai Carelli RA (1820-1900)

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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