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In the garden of the Villa Gerson, Algiers

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Algiers (painted)

  • Date:

    1870 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dormer, John Baptist Joseph Sir, 12th Baron, born 1830 - died 1900 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour over pencil

  • 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.346

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 10

Physical description

View of the garden of the Villa Gerson, Algiers. On the back, pencil sketch of an incense-burner

Place of Origin

Algiers (painted)

Date

1870 (painted)

Artist/maker

Dormer, John Baptist Joseph Sir, 12th Baron, born 1830 - died 1900 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour over pencil

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with title and dated 1870 on typed label; and on the back Incense burner Turkish

Dimensions

Height: 8.2 cm, Width: 12.3 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: `[with] Alister Mathews....[then] acquired [by R. Searight] at Sotheby's ... April 14th 1976' [with SD.344-5, 347-353].

Descriptive line

Watercolour, In the garden of the Villa Gerson, Algiers. On the back, pencil sketch of an incense-burner, by Sir John Baptist Joseph, 12th Baron Dormer

Subjects depicted

Incense burner; Gardens

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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