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Watercolour - Sphinx & Great Pyramid
  • Sphinx & Great Pyramid
    Colville, Charles John 1st Viscount Colville of Culross KT GCVO, born 1818 - died 1903
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Sphinx & Great Pyramid

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Giza (painted)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Colville, Charles John 1st Viscount Colville of Culross KT GCVO, born 1818 - died 1903 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and watercolour, 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.241

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 85, shelf SC, box 9

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Giza (painted)

Date

late 19th century (painted)

Artist/maker

Colville, Charles John 1st Viscount Colville of Culross KT GCVO, born 1818 - died 1903 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and watercolour, heightened with white

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed variously on former mount with title and by Lord Colville

Dimensions

Height: 19 cm, Width: 37.5 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt Christie's S.Ken., Aug.1977, £30'. Formerly in the possesion of Lady A. Colville

Descriptive line

Watercolour, `Sphinx & Great Pyramid', by Charles John Colville, 1st Viscount Colville of Culross KT GCVO

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Sphinx

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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