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Watercolour - Ispahan - Cour intérieure de la grande Mosquée
  • Ispahan - Cour intérieure de la grande Mosquée
    Flandin, Eugène-Napoléon, born 1809 - died 1876
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Ispahan - Cour intérieure de la grande Mosquée

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Ispahan (city) (drawn)

  • Date:

    1841-1842 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Flandin, Eugène-Napoléon, born 1809 - died 1876 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and brown wash, heightened with white, 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.383

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 85, shelf SC, box 13

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Ispahan (city) (drawn)

Date

1841-1842 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Flandin, Eugène-Napoléon, born 1809 - died 1876 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and brown wash, heightened with white, on card

Marks and inscriptions

Signed Eug Flandin, numbered 31 on the back, and inscribed with title on former mount

Dimensions

Height: 16.7 cm, Width: 25.1 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt Crenshaw, Dec.1977, abt £100'.

Historical context note

This is a reduced version of a drawing (pencil, heightened with white, on blue paper), titled and dated grande Mosquée à Ispahan. 28 Mai 1840. in VAM, DPD (D.408-1897). Compare a view from the other side of the courtyard of the Masjid-i-Shah in Flandin & Coste, Voyage en Perse. Perse Moderne, Pl.LVI. For a description of the mosque see Flandin & Coste, Voyage en Perse ... Relation de Voyage, 1851, Vol.I, p.346.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, `Ispahan - Cour intérieure de la grande Mosquée', 1841-1842, by Eugène-Napoléon Flandin

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Courtyards; Mosques

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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