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Propylons at Karnak. The Luxor Mountains in the distance. Looking S.'

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Karnak (drawn)

  • Date:

    1874 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cooke, Edward William RA, FRS, FSA, born 1811 - died 1880 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil on prepared paper (Penny's patent metallic paper)

  • 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.247

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Drawing

Place of Origin

Karnak (drawn)

Date

1874 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Cooke, Edward William RA, FRS, FSA, born 1811 - died 1880 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil on prepared paper (Penny's patent metallic paper)

Marks and inscriptions

Signed E W COOKE. RA.Inscribed with title on label formerly on back of old frame

Dimensions

Height: 6.1 cm, Width: 21 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt at Bonham's 10/9/80 (194A)' [SD.247-SD-248]

Historical context note

Cooke sketched at Karnak on 4 March (see MS Journal). An oil (24 x 44.5 cm.), taken from a similar viewpoint was formerly with Agnew's.

Descriptive line

Drawing, `Propylons at Karnak. The Luxor Mountains in the distance. Looking S.', 1874, by Edward William Cooke, RA

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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