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Watercolour - Monumental Gateway, Patara, Turkey
  • Monumental Gateway, Patara, Turkey
    Ewart, Charles Joseph Frederick Vice Admiral CB, born 1816 - died 1884
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Monumental Gateway, Patara, Turkey

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Patara (painted)

  • Date:

    1842 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ewart, Charles Joseph Frederick Vice Admiral CB, born 1816 - died 1884 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and brown ink and wash, water- and bodycolour over pencil, heightened with white, on grey paper, stuck down on card

  • 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.371

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 89, shelf SCX, box 11

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Patara (painted)

Date

1842 (painted)

Artist/maker

Ewart, Charles Joseph Frederick Vice Admiral CB, born 1816 - died 1884 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Pen and brown ink and wash, water- and bodycolour over pencil, heightened with white, on grey paper, stuck down on card

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed on back of card Triumphal Arch Patera Lycia and similarly, in a later hand, on old mount

Dimensions

Height: 36.8 cm, Width: 46.4 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt Appleby, June 1971 £45'.

Historical context note

Patara, at the mouth of the Xanthus river (Esen Çay), was the principal port on the coast of Lycia.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, Monumental Gateway, Patara, Turkey, 1842, by Charles Joseph Frederick Ewart, Vice Admiral CB

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Triumphal arches; Gates

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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