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Watercolour - Reconstruction of the three temples at Sbeitla
  • Reconstruction of the three temples at Sbeitla
    Graham, Alexander FRIBA, born 1858 - died 1912
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Reconstruction of the three temples at Sbeitla

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Tunisia (painted)

  • Date:

    1885 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Graham, Alexander FRIBA, born 1858 - died 1912 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brown and blue wash 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.453

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 12

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Tunisia (painted)

Date

1885 (painted)

Artist/maker

Graham, Alexander FRIBA, born 1858 - died 1912 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Brown and blue wash over pencil

Marks and inscriptions

Signed Alex. Graham. del.

Dimensions

Height: 26.5 cm, Width: 38.3 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt P.S. & N. [Phillips, Son & Neale], June 1972 £38 [with SD.449-452] '

Historical context note

This is reproduced in A. Graham and H.S. Ashbee, Travels In Tunisia, 1887, between pp.142-3, titled Temples At Sbeitla, Restored, héliogravure. Another Tunisian subject is in the VAM, DPD (1858-1900).

Descriptive line

Watercolour, Reconstruction of the three temples at Sbeitla. On the back, an architectural drawing, possibly showing a section of a floor, 1885, by Alexander Graham FRIBA.

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Temples

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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