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Oil painting - Study of an Egyptian Cobra
  • Study of an Egyptian Cobra
    Goodall, Frederick, born 1822 - died 1904
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Study of an Egyptian Cobra

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (painted)

  • Date:

    1858 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Goodall, Frederick, born 1822 - died 1904 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black chalk and oil on 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.436

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 85, shelf SC, box 15

Physical description

Black chalk and oil painting on paper

Place of Origin

Egypt (painted)

Date

1858 (painted)

Artist/maker

Goodall, Frederick, born 1822 - died 1904 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Black chalk and oil on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Signed with monogram FG and dated Decr. 28th. 1858

Dimensions

Height: 20.4 cm drawn area, Width: 31.8 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt. fr. Maas Gallery - Clifford St., July 1966 £16'.

Historical context note

Compare C. Haag, Snake-Charmer (SD.464), drawn on the same date.

Descriptive line

Oil painting, Study of an Egyptian Cobra, black chalk and oil, 1858, by Frederick Goodall RA

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Searight, Rodney and Scarce, Jennifer M., A Middle Eastern journey : artists on their travels from the collection of Rodney Searight, Talbot Rice Art Centre, 1980
Conner, Patrick (ed). The Inspiration of Egypt : its influence on British artists, travellers, and designers, 1700-1900. Brighton Borough Council, Brighton, 1983

Subjects depicted

Cobra

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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