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Watercolour - The Quay at Suez
  • The Quay at Suez
    Haghe, Louis, born 1806 - died 1885
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The Quay at Suez

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Suez (painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1849 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Haghe, Louis, born 1806 - died 1885 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black chalk, water and bodycolour, heightened with white

  • 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.475

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 86, shelf SC, box 17

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Suez (painted)

Date

ca. 1849 (painted)

Artist/maker

Haghe, Louis, born 1806 - died 1885 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Black chalk, water and bodycolour, heightened with white

Marks and inscriptions

Signed L. Haghe

Dimensions

Height: 35.2 cm, Width: 29.3 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight:- `Bt fr P, S & N [Phillips, Son & Neale], April 1971 £38'.

Historical context note

An adaptation of D. Roberts's `Quay at Suez', 1839, lithographed by Haghe for Roberts, The Holy Land, Vol.III, 1849, [Pl.123].

Descriptive line

Watercolour, The Quay at Suez, about 1849. Louis Haghe PRI

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Mosques; Quays

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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