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Watercolour - The Xanthus Valley, Lycia
  • The Xanthus Valley, Lycia
    Johnson, Harry John, born 1826 - died 1884
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The Xanthus Valley, Lycia

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Turkey (painted)

  • Date:

    1844 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Johnson, Harry John, born 1826 - died 1884 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • 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.529

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 86, shelf SC, box 19

Physical description

On the back, slight pencil sketch

Place of Origin

Turkey (painted)

Date

1844 (painted)

Artist/maker

Johnson, Harry John, born 1826 - died 1884 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed and dated Koenia[?] Jany. 4th. 1844. and stamped with remains of artist's studio mark HJ

Dimensions

Height: 10.6 cm, Width: 32.3 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt fr Holder, Sept.1970, £4'.

Historical context note

A view, probably from Tlos, of the valley of the Esen Çay, possibly near Kinik or Kemer.
For the artist's trip to Lycia with William Müller, see SD.691-694, and N.N. Solly, Memoir of the Life of William James Müller, 1875.

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Watercolour, The Xanthus Valley, Lycia, 1844, by Harry John Johnson RI

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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